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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.

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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.

Book Review: "In Your Own Time - How Western Medicine Controls the Start of Labour and Why this Needs to Stop"

Book Review: "In Your Own Time - How Western Medicine Controls the Start of Labour and Why this Needs to Stop"

Tanya Cawthorne reviews a recently released book; “In Your Own Time - How Western Medicine Contrils the Start of Labour and Why this Needs to Stop” by Sara Wickham, MD examining labour inductions from an interesting perspective.

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

What Does an Amniocentesis Test For? Birth Terminology Explained

What Does an Amniocentesis Test For? Birth Terminology Explained

There is so many terms thrown around when you become pregnant. In this "Terminology Explained" series, we help make understanding easier.

Today's term is amniocentesis.

What is Amniocentesis? 

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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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