We’ve got a new name!

We’ve got a new name! Click here to read more about the change.

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

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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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We’ve got a new name!

We are now Kentucky Birth Coalition! Since 2012, we have operated under the name “Kentucky Home Birth Coalition” with the primary goal of licensure of Certified Professional Midwives in Kentucky. However, the individuals who make up our organization had always cared about birth in ALL settings. Our new name, Kentucky Birth Coalition, more accurately reflects that we are for everyone, regardless of your birth location (or even if you’ve never given birth). We believe that all families deserve access to…

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