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HEALTHY BIRTH LUNCHEON Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Sign up to help us in Pierre! Go to: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084eabaf2ea3f49-legislative1 Please help us feed the legislators! This is a great opportunity for our supporters to connect with their legislators. If you are unable … Continue reading
Also, please dig through your old photo albums and email any photos you may have from past SD Birth Matters events to firstname.lastname@example.org, or private message them to the SD Birth Matters Facebook page.
It has been an incredibly exciting session. Our bill has officially been signed into law, so now what? First up: we will get an official photo with the Governor reenacting the signing of our bill. Anyone can be in this … Continue reading
Families across South Dakota are rejoicing that the South Dakota House of Representatives passed SB136, to license and regulate Certified Professional Midwives, with a vote of 52-16. This happened on March 1 the 25th birthday of the baby whose birth … Continue reading
On February 13th, the Senate Health and Human Services committee approved SB136, the act to license and regulate Certified Professional Midwives, on a vote of 4-1 after a two-hour hearing. The photo shows some of our supporters who came … Continue reading
Families raise $20,0000!!! We did it! We all came together and reached the monumental goal of raising $20,000 to fund a midwife board to license Certified Professional Midwives in South Dakota. A huge thank you to everyone who made this … Continue reading
Happy New Year to you and your family! While we still have a lot of work ahead of us, there has never been a more favorable climate for passage of a bill to license Certified Professional Midwives in the twenty … Continue reading
South Dakota Birth Matters supporters have been working tirelessly across the state to make sure 2017 is the year when a bill to license Certified Professional Midwives is passed in our state. We are committed to raising $20,000 to help … Continue reading
We are incredibly excited to bring the new documentary Why Not Home? to South Dakota. A free screening is being offered at the Journey Museum in Rapid City on November 4. The event begins at 6:30 pm and will include … Continue reading