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#1 of 3 Old 07-30-2010, 04:37 PM - Thread Starter
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Gov. Paterson is planning to VETO THE MIDWIFERY MODERNIZATION ACT this afternoon, despite WIDE consumer support, a huge margin of victory in the Assembly, and a UNANIMOUS vote in the Senate. If you have 15 seconds please call NOW to voice your support for homebirth & midwives. 518-474-8390. All you have to do is leave your zip code. Thanks!

This is the bill that allows midwives great ability to practice, especially to practice w/o a written practice agreement which is currently required for homebirth midwives - it is vital for NY and midwives!

Baby wearing Mamma to DS, dealing with all his allergies....and thriving w/another little bundle due in Early Feb
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it passed

dd #1 11/15/07 and dd #2 unplanned and so glad the midwife was on her way!
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Yay! Awesome day for midwifery in NYC!
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