New Connecticut law expands access to maternal health

The law creates licenses for free-standing birth centers as an alternative to traditional hospitals.

News 12 Staff

Jul 25, 2023, 12:20 AM

Updated 366 days ago

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Gov. Ned Lamont has signed a new state law that expands access to maternal health services.
The law creates licenses for free-standing birth centers as an alternative to traditional hospitals.
The Department of Public Health will oversee such licensing.
It also establishes a doula certification program to direct the design of a statewide program for universal nurse home visiting.


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