Events

Online Auction 2016 – Call for Donations

It’s Auction Time! Donations requested by September 15. Our most popular annual fundraiser is BACK! The Kentucky Home Birth Coalition will hold our fourth annual online fundraising auction October 1 – 8, 2016.  Proceeds from the online auction will provide a major funding source for our advocacy during the 2017 Kentucky legislative session.  We made substantial progress in 2016 toward our goal to license Certified Professional Midwives.  In 2015 our auction raised over $5,600. We are proud to invite you…

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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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