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After years of effort Alabama issues midwife licenses for first time since 1976 - Alabama Today
The state of Alabama has issued its first licenses to out-of-hospital midwives since 1976. Al.com reports the newly-formed Alabama State Board of Midwifery on Friday approved the licensing of five certified professional midwives. It’s illegal to practice unlicensed midwifery in Alabama, and for decades, the lack of licensing effectively outlawed lay midwifery in the state. State lawmakersRead More