Governor Robert Bentley addresses Times Daily on midwives (Scroll down to SECOND story, right after the one on pay.)
Brianna Barker writes the editor: Alabama should authorize practice of midwives
MASA President writes the editor: Alabama should not authorize the practice of midwifery (Opinion by Dr. Michael Flanagan)
Meagan Posey Winningham writes the editor: Legalize midwifery in Alabama
Hannah Ellis writes the editor: Midwives make birth at home a safer option
Dr. Billy Sellers writes the editor: Midwives should be allowed to practice in Alabama
Auburn Plainsman: Fighting For The Rights of Midwives
Times Daily: Midwife bill dies in committee
Paul Bussman discusses decriminalizing midwives on Capitol Journal:
Many thanks to Kalie Lanford and Waay 31 for the great coverage on the "Midwifery Bill" back before the Senate Judiciary Committee. We would also like to thank Fox54 for running the story as well.
Thank you to The Auburn Villager for their coverage of the Public Hearing of SB 99--The 2014 Home Birth Safety Act.
We'd like to thank the following news agencies for their coverage of home birth and midwives:
Athens Now: Medical Update: Midwifery In Alabama
Times Daily: Lawmakers Back With Modified Midwife Bill
Cullman Times: Controversial Bills
Tuscaloosa News: Banning Midwives Is An Antiquated Law
In a five-part series: A Woman's Body Is Her Own, Including Pregnancy and Birth, Dr. Pippa Abston, MD, PhD blogs about her change of heart after meeting with Certified Professional Midwives
Thank you, Michelle Stark and WHNT19 for covering birth options in the Tennessee Valley.
Birth Options: The Farm Midwifery Center
The Farm Midwifery Center, Part 1:
The Farm Midwifery Center, Part 2:
Birth Options: Midwife-Assisted Home Birth