ALABAMA (WAFF) - Hundreds of Alabama families will participate in events across the state as a part of the fifth annual Miles for Midwives on Nov. 16.
These events will take place in many Alabama locations, including:
In Athens, there will be a gathering on Brown's Lawn at Athens State University at 10 a.m.
Cullman locals can enjoy Sportsman Lake Park and a scenic walk along the trail, with a meet time at 10 a.m.
There will be a fun walk, free lunch for families, live and local music, kids' activities and door prizes at the Central Church of Christ in Huntsville beginning at 11:30 a.m.
A Family Fun Picnic will be held in the Shoals , along with kids' activities and walks, beginning at 10 a.m. at Spring Park.
Proceeds from these events will go to benefit the Alabama Birth Coalition (ABC), a non-profit organization. The ABC has focused on Alabama's lack of midwives and is supporting pending legislation that would allow Certified Professional Midwives to attend births in the state.
For more information, please visit http://www.alabamabirthcoalition.org.