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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office has released the proposed regulations for New York State’s Paid Family Leave Act, which he signed into law last year.  The public comment period runs through April 10th. When in full effect, New York State will have the best Paid Family Leave Law in the nation.  The roll-out…(Read More)

EACH Woman Act Introduced

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) have introduced the EACH Woman Act, with Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and 100 other members of Congress.  The bill states that income, insurance or residential address will not interfere with a woman’s…(Read More)

ANCM Launches BirthTOOLS

The ACNM recently launched BirthTOOLS (Tools for Optimizing the Outcomes of Labor Safely), a new collection of resources for supporting and promoting physiologic birth. Check it out! &nbsp…(Read More)

The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has released new guidelines for intrapartum care.  These new guidelines are very supportive of midwife-led care across many settings and encourage access to midwifery care and out-of-hospital birth. They are available here…(Read More)

Exciting news– the Birth Center Bill has passed in both the Senate and the Assembly!  The bill now needs to be signed by the Governor.  Learn more about the Bill and read its full text here…(Read More)

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