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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Public Comment Period Open for CPM Regulations

The passage of SB84 in 2019 was step one towards having licensure available for Certified Professional Midwives. Step two is the creation and implementation of administrative regulations. Administrative regulations go into more detail in order to implement various statutes. Because SB84 placed oversight of CPMs under the Kentucky Board of Nursing, that is the agency that will promulgate the regulations. The regulations were drafted by the CPM Advisory Council and Transfer Guidelines Work Group and approved by the Board of…

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Join Us for Lobby Day Feb 12, 2020

It’s that time of year! Lobby Day 2020 will be Wednesday, February 12th! We’ll be telling legislators how things are going with the CPM regulations and advocating for birth centers! We want YOU with us! Many people have expressed wanting a birth experience that’s in between home birth and hospital birth, and we think birth centers are the answer! Currently, Kentucky has no birth centers but Kentucky Birth Coalition is hoping to change that, and we need your help! ➡️STEP…

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