The state will not fund births that are typically covered under Medicaid dollars if mothers opt for an elective delivery prior to 39 weeks.
A change proposed to the bill would require midwives to have a doctor sign on as a supervisor.
The March of Dimes gave Indiana a "C" rating for premature births, up from a "D" last year.
A contributing factor is bottle feeding right before bed to help the child sleep.
MCCSC Director of Elementary Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Cameron Rains, explains the role preventionists and interventionists in the schools.