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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Legislative Recap

Find out what happened with our legislation in the 2016 session and where we are going from here.

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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.

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Legislation

Learn about our 2016 legislation.

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Get Involved

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

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Home Birth Stories

Read real-life home birth stories from Kentucky residents.

Home Birth Stories

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Recap of Joint Interim L&O Meeting

On Friday, June 10, the Kentucky Home Birth Coalition was invited to present to the Joint Interim Committee on Licensing and Occupations. This committee is comprised of legislators who sit on the Licensing and Occupations Committees in both the House and Senate. During the interim period when the legislature is not in session, committees from both chambers meet jointly to learn about issues that will be presented in the coming session. About a dozen home birth supporters were present as…

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KHBC to Present to the Joint Licensing & Occupations Committee on June 10

Read the recap of how this meeting went here. The 2016 legislative session may have ended, but our work to license CPMs in Kentucky has not ended. Kentucky Home Birth Coalition has been invited to present at the first meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations.  The meeting will take place on Friday, June 10 at 10am EST in room 149 of the Capitol Annex. You are invited to attend! This meeting will be similar to our…

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First Annual Kentucky Birth Summit, a fundraiser for KHBC, a success!

by Victoria Wilson Surrounded by midwives, nurses, doulas, childbirth educators, and mothers I noticed the atmosphere felt decidedly woman-centric. And right. Why had we gathered? On a cool May evening, nationally known birth experiences and local treasures Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN and Cristen Pascucci hosted a group of about thirty for the first annual Kentucky Birth Summit to hear board-certified continuing education lectures on Group B Strep, PROM, Newborn Procedures, and the Legal Rights of Childbearing Families. Hosted by…

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