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State to increase access to midwife-led birthing centers (access required)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week instructed the state Department of Health to allow midwife-led birthing centers in New York for the first time. The DOH is now accepting Certificate of Need applications for midwifery birth centers as a result of Public Health Law Article 28. The directive diversifies birthing site options and supports patient choice. It’s ...

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