Kentucky Home Birth Coalition

Summer Auction 2019 – Call for Donations

Donations requested by June 1. It is time once again for our most popular fundraiser! Our next online auction will be June 15-22, 2019. Proceeds from the online auction provide a major funding source for our advocacy during the coming year. Although we were successful in passing a licensing bill in 2019, we still will retain our professional lobbyist as we move through the regulation process. This is a great opportunity to get statewide (and beyond!) exposure for your business…

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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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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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