Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (D-NYC), chair of the Assembly Health Committee, sent the following letter to Governor Hochul’s office encouraging the Governor to sign the Midwifery Birth Center bill when it arrives on her desk in the coming weeks.  The letter offers very strong support for the quality of midwifery-led birth centers and…(Read More)

Here is the 2021 Memorandum of Support for the NYS Legislature’s bill A259a / S1414a.  The bill has passed the Assembly as of March 13, 2021, but is still in the Senate Health Committee.2021 MOS Midwifery Birth Centers…(Read More)

In 2012, a group of midwives and birth support persons visited NY midwives for one week; they now sent us the following message of support as we struggle with the COVID crisis here.…(Read More)