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Kentucky Midwifery Bill Advances to House Floor

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Legislation that will license and regulate certified professional midwives has advanced to the floor of the House of Representatives for final vote. Senate Bill 84 (SB84), sponsored by Sen. Tom Buford (R – Nicholasville) passed favorably from the House Committee for Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations and received its second reading on the House Floor Wednesday, March 6. It previously cleared the Senate by a 32-4 vote on Feb. 21. Several home birth families and midwives were…

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How You Can Improve Birth Options in KY on September 14th

Give the gift of a good start to life- donate to the Kentucky Home Birth Coalition during Give for Good Louisville! The birth of a baby is a pivotal moment in life for all of those involved, especially the mother and the baby. The KHBC is working to make sure those who choose to give birth in a home setting have access to safe and high quality maternity care. A Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) is the ONLY health care provider…

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