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.
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
Lamaze to Parents: Get the Most From Hospital Tours to be Ready for Baby's Arrival
Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: May 21, 2013, 7:35 am
The pop culture image of an expectant couple frantically arriving at the hospital, with a flurry of papers and spilling bags makes for hilarious movie or sitcom moments. The reality is that careful planning and making the most of a hospital tour can help ensure that those early moments of labor ar
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...
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...