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CPMs Can Now Be Licensed in SD!

As of 9/10/18, the SD CPM Regulatory Board is accepting applications from CPMs and CPM students for licensure to practice in South Dakota!

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  The Pierre, SD March for Moms is sponsored by Apple Tree Midwifery. https://www.facebook.com/AppleTreeMidwifery/ 

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Healthy Birth Luncheon

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

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You’re invited!

Also, please dig through your old photo albums and email any photos you may have from past SD Birth Matters events to eviedewitt@hotmail.com, or private message them to the SD Birth Matters Facebook page.

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Governor Signs SB 136 to License Certified Professional Midwives!

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

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Huge Victory on the House Floor

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

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Senate Passes Midwife Bill 29-6!

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

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Amazing News!

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

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This is our year!

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

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Events Being Held Across State

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

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