Tag: practice

Connecticut Appellate Court: Midwifery Does Not Constitute the Practice of Medicine in Normal Pregnancies

  Our State appellate court recently issued a decision in the ten-year-old saga of Albini v. Connecticut Medical Examining Board, in which the administrative agency responsible for the licensing and regulating of physicians sought to prevent two certified professional midwives from engaging in activity that it claimed constituted the practice of medicine without a license.

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Homebirth in Connecticut, Part II

Last year, the Connecticut Superior Court considered an administrative appeal by two midwives who were sanctioned by the state’s Medical Examining Board (the agency that licenses physicians) for the alleged practice of medicine without a license.  I would love to summarize the facts of the case here, but it’s a long story with lots of

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