Author Archives: Wendi

A brave rural midwife has courageously taken on AZDHS—and won!

A brave rural midwife has courageously taken on AZDHS—and won! Diane has worked as a midwife in rural Arizona for decades. She has served countless families and loved on more babies than I can count. Her rural community is about 30 minutes by car to the nearest basic medical facility and over 90 minutes to …

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The first round in court…

Wendi Cleckner’s first battle written in her own words. This happened exactly one year ago… Justice. Respect for all peoples. Women’s rights. These are issues that have always mattered to me. I have fought for them. I have sacrificed for them. And I will continue to do so until I have no breath. The story… …

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Revive the blog to tell the story of many mamas, babies, families and midwives…

Revive the blog to tell the story of many mamas, babies, families and midwives… In 2012 this website was created to bring awareness of the much needed help homebirth families and the midwives who assist them need! We formed a movement that created change. Amazing change! A movement that is still desperately needed. As we …

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Midwife Advisory Committee Meeting

December 17, 2012 at 2pm at AZDHS. If you can go to the meeting, please do! It is so important that we have consumer support.

Back at the AZDHS

We focus our efforts back to the AZDHS!!! See “write letters” for more info!

We did it!!!

Our bill HB2247 passed unanimously in the House Health Committee! Thank you for all your hard work! Our voices do make a difference!

HB2247 hearing

Our bill, HB2247, will be heard this Wed, Feb1, 2012 at 9am. Come to the House of Reps wearing PURPLE to show support!

Write to the Health Committee!!!

We need 1000 emails to flood the boxes of the Rep in the Health Committee. See ‘Write Letters’ for more details!

House Bill 2247

Check out the details at: http://www.azleg.gov/DocumentsForBill.asp?Bill_Number=HB2247&Session_ID=107

Bill 2247

Our official bill number is 2247! Such accomplishments!!!