The Arkansas State Board of Health has authority to license and regulate the practice of lay midwifery in the State of Arkansas pursuant to the Licensed Lay Midwife Act, Ark. Code Ann. §17-85-107.
Based on this provision, the Board may suspend, revoke, deny or place on probation any license issued under the Licensed Lay Midwife Act for violations of the act or deviations from the Rules and Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Lay Midwifery in Arkansas.
Licensing Actions Imposed (2011-present):
|Name||License/Permit||Date Action Taken||Action Taken||Document|
|Lindsey Foster||Lay Midwife License #122008||09.01.2011||License Revoked||ADH v. Foster|
|Teresa Fedosky||Application for Lay Midwife Apprentice Permit||05.29.2013||Permit Denied||Notice|
|Debra Disch||Application for Lay Midwife License||01.28.2016||License Denied; Permanently barred without further review by the Arkansas State Board of Health; Fined $4,000.00||ADH v. Disch|
|Vanessa Giron||Lay Midwife License #022006||01.28.2016||License Revoked||ADH v. Giron|