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Advocacy Day Slideshow

Thanks to everyone who helped make our Birth Matters Legislative Advocacy a success! We appreciate everyone who contributed to and helped us serve our Healthy Birth Luncheon to the legislators.

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Thanks For Your Help!

Advocacy Day is Huge Success Nearly 50 Birth Matters supporters ventured to the Capitol on January 19th to visit with legislators and serve them lunch in the Capitol Rotunda.  We are extremely grateful to everyone who helped in anyway to … Continue reading

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Home Birth Safety Recognized

Written by Heather Siebert Overwhelming support for the safety of home birth with a midwife has recently been reported in two major studies, one conducted in the UK and another in Canada. In fact, these paradigm-shifting publications provide robust evidence … Continue reading

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Did Mary Have a Midwife?

Merry Christmas from SD Birth Matters As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, I’m wondering what it was like for Mary being so far away from home for the birth of her child.  Did she have the help … Continue reading

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Join Us at the Capitol on January 19th

Your help is needed to make our 2016 Legislative Advocacy Day the best ever.  South Dakota Birth Matters will have a display set up in the Capitol Rotunda all day and serve lunch to the legislators there from 11 am … Continue reading

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Midwife Bills for 2016 Legislative Session

South Dakota Birth Matters is working on two bills for the 2016 legislative session to give South Dakota families access to Certified Professional Midwives Licensure Bill This bill sets up an advisory committee under the Board of Nursing to license … Continue reading

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2016 Legislative Session

We will updating here during the 2016 SD Legislative Session. To ensure you never miss an update, please fill out our Contact Form to get on our email list!

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Video Contest Winners

  Grand Prize – Abbie Paulson, Aberdeen, SD Youth Award – Emma Pease, Centerville, SD You Tube Award – Brayla Miller, Chadron, NE Audience Favorite Award- George Dennert, Columbia, SD

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