Learn About 2017 Legislation

Read and keep up with our 2017 legislation.

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Summer Auction 2017

Bid now on over 200 items! The auction ends June 17 at 9pm EST.

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Visit Our Etsy Shop

A fun way to support KHBC is through our Etsy shop. Browse the original crochet patterns and craft items.  Are you a crafter? Contact us to donate items to our shop!

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Postcards to Legislators

Had a Kentucky home birth? Fill out our form and we will mail a postcard to your Kentucky State Senator and Representative. It’s easy and a great way to ask our elected officials for their support.

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News and Posts

Check out our latest news and blog posts.

Legislation

Learn about our 2017 legislation.

Get Involved

Find out how you can help in the effort to license CPMs in Kentucky.

Home Birth Stories

Read real-life home birth stories from Kentucky residents.

Home Birth Stories

Why I (Initially) Said NO! To Home Birth: A Dad’s Journey

The answer all of us, at some point, have given without further discussion: NO! Why is that? My best assessment is because it’s easy. It’s the path of least resistance. Instead of stepping outside of our comfort zone, we resign ourselves to the fact that it’s just easier to avoid or disregard the issue at hand. Now, this answer is perhaps the single most negative syllable in our language and it is certainly the most complex to dissect, because there…

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Meet Our Volunteers: Les

  Hello, my name is Les Brown. I’m from Scottsville (Southern Ky), and I’m a 5th generation hog and cattle farmer. I have 1 daughter, Marley Ann Brown.  My wife and I planned a home birth with CPMs in the summer of 2014. When my wife and I realized we wanted home birth to always be an option for us and our fellow rural farm families, we decided to make volunteering for KHBC a family priority. I can’t leave the farm…

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Meet Our Volunteers: Leacoln

Hi there! My name is Leacoln Bale, and I volunteer for the Kentucky Home Birth Coalition. I’m an eastern Kentucky native who packed up and moved to the big city of Louisville. Here, I met and married my husband and gave birth to our first child, Ellie, at home. My husband and I are currently expecting our second child and are planning another CPM-attended home birth this winter. I first became interested in home birth when I found that my wishes and…

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