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Senate Bill 95

Prioritize Postpartum Care

Summary

SB 95 would require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to make information on postpartum depression and a postpartum assessment tool available; require birthing centers and hospitals to provide postpartum information to women, fathers, and family members; require health care providers providing postnatal care to women and pediatric providers to invite women to complete a postpartum assessment tool.

Status

SB 95 is sponsored by Senator Julie Raque Adams.  It has passed the Kentucky Senate and awaits a hearing in the House Health & Family Services Committee.

Passed KY Senate