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.
LamazeLIVE! in Pittsburgh, April 11–13
Attention childbirth educators: Plan to join us for a conference reimagined! At LamazeLIVE! you will learn and brainstorm with experts in an innovative, interactive environment.
Research and resources for perinatal professionals.
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.
Trusted resources, stories and answers for parents.
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
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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