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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Donate to our Virtual Yard Sale

Did you find some gently used items during your spring cleaning that you need to get out of your house or garage? Donate to Kentucky Home Birth Coalition’s virtual yard sale and help our efforts to license Certified Professional Midwives in KY. For those of you in Louisville, if you have gently used items you’d like to donate to a great cause, a KHBC volunteer is collecting good quality items for an ongoing virtual yard sale. Items we are accepting…

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Week End Review

Whew!  Let us catch our breath, and we’ll catch you up! Last Friday, Kentucky Home Birth Coalition volunteer Mary Duke was interviewed on Bowling Green’s WBKO Midday Newscast.  If you missed it, it’s a must-see! On Wednesday, several KHBC volunteers, our lobbyists, and constituents went to Frankfort to discuss SB85 with our state Senators.  We had several supporters speak to legislators and also attend the Senate Health & Welfare meeting. Check out this footage from 2:21 until 2:47 when Senator Givens…

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