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    Lamaze International Mourns the Passing of Co-Founder Elisabeth Bing
    Blog: News Releases | By: Shannon Starke | Released: May 18, 2015, 12:43 pm

    WASHINGTON, DC (May 16, 2015)—Elisabeth Dorothy Bing, – co-founder of Lamaze International, died yesterday at the age of 100, six weeks shy of her 101st birthday. She died at home, in her New York City apartment. According to friends, she had not been ill, and simply lived a full, beautiful life.

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    Childbirth Isn’t One-Size-Fits All
    Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: October 8, 2014, 11:25 am

    I read two recent TIME articles and while we were pleased to see Lamaze mentioned, we wanted to note that both articles, Why Having an Epidural Should Count as Having a Natural Birth and Why Most Pregnancy Guides Are a Total Turnoff, miss the mark in similar ways.

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    Robin Elise Weiss Announced As President of Lamaze International
    Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: October 7, 2014, 11:20 am

    OCTOBER 7, 2014 (LOUISVILLE, KY) – Robin Elise Weiss has been elected President of Lamaze International, a nonprofit organization that promotes safe and healthy birth. Weiss is the mother of eight children and brings more than 25 years of expertise in maternal child health and building...

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    New Consensus Statement Important Step to Reduce Unnecessary Cesareans
    Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: February 19, 2014, 8:36 pm

    Today’s release of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) consensus statement on preventing first-time cesareans is an important step in closing gaps between evidence and the day-to-day care that women receive in pregnancy...

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    Knowledgeable Pregnancy Partners Instrumental in Safe and Healthy Births
    Blog: News Releases | By: Amanda Osborne | Released: September 16, 2013, 12:47 pm

    Men are often portrayed as panicked and flustered when a woman goes into labor and birth – leaving the mom-to-be in charge of the situation. But, dads or pregnancy partners can actually be a great source of support during pregnancy and on their baby’s birthday if armed with the right information and

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