Kentucky maternal deaths


Freestanding birthing centers would be vital tools to ease Kentucky’s maternal health crisis

BY: - March 1, 2023

I’ve been a professional birth worker for more than ten years, but I was a birth worker before I even knew what that was.  Birth work came naturally to me. Years ago, a family member of mine was pregnant and didn’t have support, so I stepped into that role, and it just felt right. The […]

Postpartum depression bill advances in Kentucky Legislature

BY: - February 24, 2023

This story mentions suicide. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, please call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988. A bill aimed at providing education and resources for new parents passed Kentucky’s Senate unanimously.  The legislation can now go to the House for a vote.  The Republican-sponsored Senate Bill 135 […]