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Oregon Legislature mandates midwife licensing

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Oregon Legislature passed a bill that requires mandatory licensing of midwives.

The bill makes exceptions for midwives that are part of a traditional religious community.

"If they chose not to be licensed, they will be required to give clients a letter that says they are not licensed, that no one is checking their educational and training background," Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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