NYC Home birth at risk- update and thank you

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You Guys Rock!!

Since Choices in Childbirth sent out our Action Alert to save home birth in NYC Thursday evening:

– over 1,025 of you have signed a consumer-sponsored petition calling on state legislators to pass the Midwifery Modernization Act!  If you haven’t signed yet, you can do so at ….
http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/midwifery/

– you have flooded 311, the DOH and the Education Board with calls in support of home birth – the DOH told one caller that they had never received so many calls on any other issue, ever!
– you have been dynamic in your blogging and tweeting, and have helped us get the word out about this crisis in record time!

Here is the media coverage that the crisis has received so far:

In the News

Blogs

Thanks to Parenting Poppy for her round up of these resources. And for all of her posts yesterday updating us on the situation.

Please leave a comment if you know of other blogs or news stories that have covered this topic.
A strong showing of public support for a woman’s right to choose home birth is critical in solving this crisis!  Please keep up your efforts!  We will continue providing opportunities to speak up, so stay tuned!

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