Mary Kathryn

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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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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Lobby Day 2020 – What to Expect

We are so excited that you are joining us for Lobby Day in Frankfort on February 12, 2020. Below is information on what to expect. Thank you for signing up to attend lobby day! We have used the info you provided in your registration to look up your state senator and your state representative. Volunteers have called legislator offices to set up meetings with these legislators. If there are multiple supporters who live in the same district and have the same legislators,…

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