SB Passes Both Chambers!

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

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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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The Kentucky Home Birth Coalition will continue the fight for midwifery in Kentucky in 2019, and we need your help!

What Is Lobby Day and Why Is It Important? Every year, KHBC plans a “Lobby Day” in which supporters from all across Kentucky meet collectively in Frankfort on one designated day to speak with their legislators about home birth midwifery. This year, our date is February 13, 2019. This organized effort and unified show of support communicates to our Senators and Representatives that midwifery is, in fact, a crucial issue in Kentucky. This is your chance to share your story…

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