After much thoughtful deliberation, hours of testimony, and a strong showing by the consumers and the providers of licensed midwifery care at home, the Midwifery Scope of Practice was expanded in 2013. Just when we thought home birth in Arizona was going to follow evidence-based care...a new bill was introduced this legislative session to undermine a family's right to choose home birth. Read more about it HERE
Here is the most recent update from our main advocate for an expanded scope of practice, Allyson Fernstrom:
If you can join us at the State Capitol, please come out in a show of support for informed choice and dignity in birth.
If not, HERE is a list of contact information, plus a quick look of phone numbers to make phone calls in opposition of SB1157:
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