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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

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

Research and resources for perinatal professionals.

Join Lamaze for a Webinar with the Congressional Black Maternal Health Caucus!

Join Lamaze for a Webinar with the Congressional Black Maternal Health Caucus!

Lamaze International is pleased to announce its coordination with the Congressional Black Maternal Health Caucus (BMHC) to present a webinar, Evidence-Based Childbirth Education: A Critical Strategy to Improve Birth Outcomes and Reduce Maternal Health Disparities. The webinar will take place on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 11am CDT/12pm EDT and is free to all. All Lamaze members, parents, supporters, and Congressional staffers are welcome to attend.

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Giving Birth with Confidence

Trusted resources, stories and answers for parents.

Pregnancy Cravings and Ice Cream

Pregnancy Cravings and Ice Cream

It’s no secret that pregnancy is often coupled with intense cravings. While some women embrace and enjoy this symptom, others can feel guilty or concerned about eating certain foods that they crave during pregnancy.

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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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