SB Passes Both Chambers!

SB84 has passed both chambers and awaits the Governor’s signature!

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Learn About 2019 Legislation

Read and keep up with our 2019 legislation.

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Visit Our Etsy Shop

A fun way to support KHBC is through our Etsy shop. Browse the original crochet patterns and craft items.  Are you a crafter? Contact us to donate items to our shop!

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News and Posts

Check out our latest news and blog posts.

Legislation

Learn about our most recent legislation.

Get Involved

Find out how you can help in the effort to license CPMs in Kentucky.

Home Birth Stories

Read real-life home birth stories from Kentucky residents.

Home Birth Stories

Summer Auction 2019 – Call for Donations

Donations requested by June 15. It is time once again for our most popular fundraiser! Our next online auction will be July 6-13, 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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