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Our goal is simple; we want all parents to feel confident, supported and powerful.

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All of our recommendations are firmly grounded in the latest research.

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Everyone’s journey to parenthood is unique. We welcome and respect all families.

Transformative

We provide trusted information throughout your journey, recommending the safest and healthiest options to parents without judgment.

The Lamaze Six
Healthy Birth Practices


The Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices are based upon the most recent, evidence-based research. They are recommendations to help ease the birthing process and instill confidence. While some may have unique circumstances, all parents can benefit from understanding the options and information available to them.

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Connecting the Dots
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Research and resources for perinatal professionals.

It's Time to Say Goodbye to "Groundhog Day" as it Relates to Labor & Birth

It's Time to Say Goodbye to "Groundhog Day" as it Relates to Labor & Birth

It is unfortunate that in the case of birth in the United States and many other parts of the world, expectant families are destined to receive “Groundhog Day” level care despite significant and compounding evidence that doing the same non-evidence based practices over and over is not improving outcomes or increasing birth satisfaction. It is also not being respectful of what best practice perinatal care should be.

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Giving Birth with Confidence
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Trusted resources, stories and answers for parents.

21 Tips to Get Through the Long Winter Months When You're Pregnant

21 Tips to Get Through the Long Winter Months When You're Pregnant

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Lamaze Journeys


Rebekah Otto, Editor-in-Chief, Babylist, took an online class from Lamaze during her second pregnancy. Read her VBAC birth story.

Rebekah, Oakland

 

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