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

Garrett’s Lexington Home Birth Story

Thank you, Cerise for sharing your home birth story! Before and during my pregnancy, I relentlessly researched all of my options for pregnancy and childbirth. After much consideration, we decided to have a homebirth with a midwife. I felt really good and healthy and had an easy, uneventful pregnancy. In fact, the most difficult part of my pregnancy was the constant criticism we received for the decision to have a homebirth. Although the comments were hurtful, I tried not to…

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The Importance of State Elections 2016

With so much attention focused on the presidential election of 2016, it can be easy to forget that there are many state-level elections on the ballot on November 8 as well. In particular, there are many Kentucky state Senate and House seats up for election. For many of these seats, an incumbent is running for re-election. In a few cases, there are new candidates on the ballot. These state House and Senate races are of particular importance because these are the two…

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Kim’s Kentucky Home Birth Story

My first child was born in June 2009 in a teaching hospital in St. Louis, MO. The experience was so traumatic that I swore I would never have another baby in a hospital ever again. A year later when I became pregnant with my daughter, we were living in Kentucky. I looked for a birth center but soon found out there were no birth centers in Kentucky. I then met a woman at a local mothering group who had recently…

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