...But Keeslar, who is 49 years old and lives in Howe, Indiana, was put into handcuffs and taken to jail.
She was arrested for practicing midwifery.
Certified professional midwifery, as well as direct-entry midwifery, is illegal in Indiana.
Though certified nurse midwives may practice in a hospital setting, professional midwives, regardless of their training or experience, may not deliver babies at home or in the hospital.
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