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Our goal is simple; we want all parents to feel confident, supported and powerful.
All of our recommendations are firmly grounded in the latest research.
Everyone’s journey to parenthood is unique. We welcome and respect all families.
We provide trusted information throughout your journey, recommending the safest and healthiest options to parents without judgment.
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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A Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) is your trusted partner for one of the most important journeys of your life. Find a class in your area to help you prepare for a safe and healthy birth.
Research and resources for perinatal professionals.
Early next week is the Lamaze 2021 Advocacy Summit and the final details are all coming together so that registrants from around the world can learn and network in a virtual environment that helps families be able to receive evidence-based care, improving outcomes for parents and babies.
If you are already registered for the Summit, you will want to read these ten tips in order to get the most out of this virtual conference opportunity. If you have not yet registered, you can still do so here, in order to be included in all of the activities.
Trusted resources, stories and answers for parents.
The incidence of suicidal thoughts and self-harm during pregnancy and after childbirth is on the rise. In fact, suicide is one of the leading causes of death of new parents (moms / birthing parent). The most significant risks are for those with a severe mental health diagnosis and/or substance abuse disorder.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month and as advocates for mental health and well-being, especially in the perinatal period, we want to share critical resources for those affected by suicidal ideation or self-harm. Whether for yourself or someone you know, use the following information to help.
Rebekah Otto, Editor-in-Chief, Babylist, took an online class from Lamaze during her second pregnancy. Read her VBAC birth story.
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