Meet Our Volunteers: Leacoln

Hi there! My name is Leacoln Bale, and I volunteer for the Kentucky Home Birth Coalition. I’m an eastern Kentucky native who packed up and moved to the big city of Louisville. Here, I met and married my husband and gave birth to our first child, Ellie, at home. My husband and I are currently expecting our second child and are planning another CPM-attended home birth this winter. I first became interested in home birth when I found that my wishes and…

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Summer Online Auction 2017

By popular demand, we are having two online auctions in 2017! Donations requested by May 15. Our most popular fundraiser is BACK! You asked for it, so here it is!  This year we will have a second online auction on June 3-10, 2017. This will be in addition to our usual annual online auction in the fall. Proceeds from the online auction will provide a major funding source for our advocacy during the 2018 Kentucky legislative session. We are proud…

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SB 105 in Licensing & Occupations 2/21/17

You can watch the recorded hearing from February 21 here. The majority of the meeting is on the topic of SB105. First, you testimony from KHBC, followed by opposing testimony from several members of the medical community. The end result was that the chair of the committee, Sen. Schickel, did not entertain a motion for a vote. He did, however, vow to work with us in the interim Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – 2:30pm EST Capitol Annex – Room 171 702…

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