Maternity care patients; adds information about perinatal anxiety. (HB2613)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Information for maternity care patients; perinatal anxiety. Adds information about perinatal anxiety to the types of information about which each licensed nurse midwife, licensed midwife, or hospital providing maternity care must provide to each maternity patient and, if present, the father of the infant and other relevant family members or caretakers. Currently, licensed nurse midwives, licensed midwives, and hospitals providing maternity care are required to provide information about postpartum blues and perinatal depression, shaken baby syndrome and the dangers of shaking babies, and safe sleep environments for infants. Amends § 32.1-134.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103752D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2613)

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