Volunteer Profiles

Meet Our Volunteers: Les

  Hello, my name is Les Brown. I’m from Scottsville (Southern Ky), and I’m a 5th generation hog and cattle farmer. I have 1 daughter, Marley Ann Brown.  My wife and I planned a home birth with CPMs in the summer of 2014. When my wife and I realized we wanted home birth to always be an option for us and our fellow rural farm families, we decided to make volunteering for KHBC a family priority. I can’t leave the farm…

Read More

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…

Read More

Meet Our Volunteers: Kimberly

My name is Kimberly Henderson, and I’m a new arrival in Kentucky from the Finger Lakes Region of New York. I have no biological children as of yet, but I have two beautiful soon-to-be step-sons; Stuart, who is two, and Joel, who is four. I am a nurse, and a long-time doula and birth activist. My partner, Anders, and I live on a beautiful farm in Northeastern Kentucky. We have an fledgling herbal business, Elderflower Herbs. Anders and I have…

Read More