CA Bus & Prof Code Section 3651.5

A naturopathic doctor certified for the specialty practice of naturopathic childbirth attendance shall do both of the following:


Maintain current certification in neonatal resuscitation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


File with the committee a written plan for the following:


Consultation with other health care providers.


Supervision by a licensed physician and surgeon who has current practice or training in obstetrics to assist a woman in childbirth so long as progress meets criteria accepted as normal. The plan shall provide that all complications shall be referred to a physician and surgeon immediately.


Emergency transfer and transport of an infant or a maternity patient, or both, to an appropriate health care facility, and access to neonatal intensive care units and obstetrical units or other patient care areas.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 3651.5’s source at ca​.gov