Tuesday, May 5 isInternational Day of the Midwife. The International Confederation of Midwives, who champions this day each year, says that “the International Day of the Midwife engages stakeholders across the world with local activities of midwives associations as well as a virtual campaign advocating for investment in midwives and midwifery globally resulting in the well-being of mothers and newborns.”
What better way to celebrate International Day of the Midwife than with a contribution to the Kentucky Home Birth Coalition?
So on Tuesday, May 5 (5/5), we’re asking you to give $5 for 5/5! Give to honor the midwives in your life. Give to honor the women and families that they support. Give to honor the children that they have helped into the world. Give for those who sacrifice their time and sometimes their freedom to make midwifery care accessible. Leave a comment in the PayPal comments section to let us know why you are giving!
Thank you to home birth dad, Jared, who shared these thoughts on our Facebook page in December 2014. ——————————————- My wife is asleep with our newest daughter who is now over two weeks old and in perfect health, and I … Continue reading →
Thank you to Sarah for sharing the 2011 home birth story of Oscar. Oscar was born at home in Louisville, KY. ———————————– Sarah Reinhart is a mother of five, a doula, a photographer, a writer, a blogger, and a HypnoBirthing … Continue reading →
Thank you to Melissa for sharing the Kentucky home birth of Scarlett. Scarlett was born in Bowling Green. Be sure to scroll all the way to the end for a great slideshow! ——————————– As the mother of two boys, I … Continue reading →
The Kentucky Home Birth Coalition is excited to announce our second online fundraising auction November 15 – 22, 2014. Proceeds from the online auction will provide a major funding source for our advocacy activities during the 2015 Kentucky legislative session. One … Continue reading →
Monday, May 5 is International Day of the Midwife. The International Confederation of Midwives, who champions this day each year, says that “the International Day of the Midwife engages stakeholders across the world with local activities of midwives associations as well as … Continue reading →
Thanks to Ginny for sharing the home birth story of Jess. Jess was born in Upton, KY. ———————– I’d had some contractions Sunday 2-5am, and Monday 2-5am. Both times about 3 minutes apart and 40sec long. They started back up about 15min … Continue reading →
Thanks to Megan for sharing the September 2013 home birth story of Leo. Leo was born in Radcliff, KY. ———————————————- The birth of my first child took place on September 22, 2013 at 1:30 PM in the upstairs master bedroom … Continue reading →
Thanks to Gidget for sharing the 2012 Kentucky home birth story of Margo. Margo was born in Louisville, KY. You can read the entire birth story on Gidget’s blog, blueberries for breakfast. “Most of nature, in my eyes, appears to … Continue reading →
Thanks to Ginny for sharing her 2010 Kentucky home birth of Jaime. This birth took place in Upton, KY. ———————————————— 42w5d had me a very cranky woman… bedtime couldn’t come fast enough, but before climbing in bed I had this … Continue reading →