Summer Auction 2019 – Call for Donations

Donations requested by June 1. It is time once again for our most popular fundraiser! Our next online auction will be June 15-22, 2019. Proceeds from the online auction provide a major funding source for our advocacy during the coming year. Although we were successful in passing a licensing bill in 2019, we still will retain our professional lobbyist as we move through the regulation process. This is a great opportunity to get statewide (and beyond!) exposure for your business…

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Kentucky General Assembly Passes Midwifery Bill, Moves to Governor’s Desk

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky is set to become the 34th state to license certified professional midwives (CPMs). The Kentucky House of Representatives voted, 96-1, on Wednesday, March 13 to pass Senate Bill 84 (SB84), which establishes a state license for CPMs. Passage of the bill ends a eight-year legislative effort by the Kentucky Home Birth Coalition (KHBC) and 44-year effort to re-establish midwives as a state-recognized provider since the practice of issuing permits ended in 1975. The bill now moves…

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