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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.

Lamaze International Honors our LCCE Members Who Are Doulas for World Doula Week

Lamaze International Honors our LCCE Members Who Are Doulas for World Doula Week

Many of our Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators (LCCEs) and Lamaze International members are also birth and/or postpartum doulas. I reached out to our members to learn more about how they find filling both these roles works for them.

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

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Is Rare but Dangerous - Know the Symptoms

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Is Rare but Dangerous - Know the Symptoms

March 27 is Amniotic Fluid Embolism Awareness Day, and while we're not the kind of organization that likes that promotes "what to worry about when you're pregnant," especially when it comes to complications that are rare, but it's important to have knowledge of signs and symptoms you shouldn't

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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.

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