Health Freedom: Bill would legalize midwifery in Alabama

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Accreditation and a regulatory board are two new components of a bill that would allow certain types of midwives to legally practice in Alabama – and open the door to out-of-hospital births.

“This is the most detailed bill we’ve had so far, and by far the toughest as far as requirements on midwives,” said Kaycee Cavender, vice president of the Alabama Birth Coalition, which has been working with state legislators to introduce midwifery reform bills for the past decade. Read More.

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