Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 47.011
Duties of Midwife


In this section, “midwife” has the meaning assigned by Section 203.002 (Definitions), Occupations Code, and includes a nurse midwife described by Section 301.152 (Rules Regarding Specialized Training), Occupations Code.


A midwife who attends the birth of a newborn:


is not required to offer the parents of the newborn a hearing screening for the newborn for the identification of hearing loss; and


shall refer the parents of the newborn to a birthing facility or a provider that participates in the program and make a record of the referral.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1273 (H.B. 411), Sec. 11, eff. June 17, 2011.

Source: Section 47.011 — Duties of Midwife, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­47.­htm#47.­011 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 47.011’s source at texas​.gov