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Bill targets home births

A Senate measure would establish licensing for midwives and a medical oversight board

By Kristen Consillio

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 11, 2014

~~<p>Cami Kanoa-Wong, a midwife in training, chose to give birth to all three of her children at home.</p>
<p>The 30-year-old Native Hawaiian mother and doula, or birth attendant to other pregnant women, said the experience was both spiritual and cultural for her and husband, Lai&shy;ana, who performed a traditional oli, or chant, while she delivered her babies.</p>
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Cami Kanoa-Wong, a midwife in training, chose to give birth to all three of her children at home.

The 30-year-old Native Hawaiian mother and doula, or birth attendant to other pregnant women, said the experience was both spiritual and cultural for her and husband, Lai­ana, who performed a traditional oli, or chant, while she delivered her babies. Login for more...



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