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STATE LEGISLATION

Information about WV Legislative Session 2022. Stay up to date on bills that interest the Affiliate, learn how they impact midwives and those we care for, and find templates you can use to email your state officials.

 
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AREAS OF INTEREST

There are many ways that legislation can impact the services midwives give and the care individuals and families receive in West Virginia. 
Some particular areas of interest are listed below. Follow the links to learn more about individual bills within that topic. Many also include toolkits and templates to help our WV constituents to get involved!

If you have a bill that you would like to bring to the attention of the Affiliate- email us or fill out our contact form!

 

ACCESS TO CARE

Examples: Certificates of Need for Birth Centers, Limitations on Scope of Practice

FAMILY PLANNING

Examples: Contraception, Abortion

SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Examples: Menstrual Equalilty and Menstrual Product Access, Sexuality

PREGNANCY, LABOR, BIRTH, AND POSTPARTUM

Examples:  Maternity Leave, Care Coverage