Huntsville and North Alabama moms now have more choices when it comes to delivering their babies in the state of Alabama. While the state legislature passed a bill to make home birth legal again in 2017, the first licenses in 40 years were just issued. That’s exciting news to Rocket City Moms! We’ve been following this issue closely for years, and believe more options for parents is always a good thing.
We know that pregnancy is not an illness.
New Licensed Alabama Midwives
As of January 18th, 2019, Stacey Bufkin, Tori Dennis, Karen Brock, Rebekah Myrick and Layla Brown are the first certified professional midwives issued a state license in Alabama since 1976. Between that time and now, midwives have practiced in our neighboring state of Tennessee.
If you would like to know more about midwives practicing in Huntsville or North Alabama, be sure to visit alabamabirthcoalition.org.
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Rocket City Mom is a website about raising children in and around Huntsville, Alabama. Started in late 2010 by a local mom and newcomer to Huntsville, Rocket City Mom has grown into a thriving community of local parents and now boasts a staff of four, thirteen regular contributors, and tens of thousands of Tennessee Valley readers making it the #1 Parenting Resource in North Alabama.