Lobbyist for systemic change in obstetrics
She studied at Bata University in Zlin, at faculty of technology. Previously she worked on different economic positions. Circumstances surrounding her both childbirths had great influence on her next passion. She decided to work on elimination of unnecessary suffering during childbirths as well as support of bonding. She established the project BabyKlokánci, z.s. Zrnka that supports parents of premature babies as well as parents of ill new-borns. She specializes in human rights protection, freedom of choice of place and manner of delivery, promotion of continuous care of regional midwifes, and establishment of birth houses in Czech Republic. She is a co-author of book Bonding – childbirth is joy. She initiated a petition named 'Child belongs to parents as standard in provision of health services in obstetrics' and also initiated a call: How to give a birth with love. Ivana is also plays in drama named EPIZOTOMI, inspired by negative experiences in current Czech obstetrics.
Since January 2017, Ivana is part of Czech Women Lobby.
'I wish the loving and supportive care for women and children would be created all in unity. '