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Summer Auction 2020 – Call for Donations

Donations requested by July 15. It is time once again for our most popular fundraiser! Our next online auction will be July 25 through August 1, 2020. Proceeds from the online auction provide a major funding source for our advocacy during the coming year. Because of our work, CPM licenses will be available in a matter of weeks, and we are now working to pave the way for freestanding birth centers in our state! This is a great opportunity to…

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Switching from Hospital to Home Birth during KY’s COVID-19 Outbreak

If you have planned a hospital birth but are now considering home birth due to the COVID-19 virus or the recent change in your hospital’s support person/visitor policy, this post is for you! Planning a home birth for the first time will have you asking lots of questions, but quickly switching to a planned home birth during a pandemic is an entirely different predicament. The first question many ask is, “Where do I find a midwife?” or, “Is home birth…

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COVID-19 and Birth in Kentucky

The policies and realities in many hospitals across Kentucky and across the world are rapidly changing as these facilities work to deal with COVID-19. This has caused a great deal of uncertainty for birthing people. Here are a few resources for those birthing in Kentucky. Currently, our volunteers and other birth professionals are working rapidly to transmit a letter to all Kentucky birthing hospitals to urge them to continue to allow doulas. Doulas are not visitors. We are also planning…

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