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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.

Series: Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators -  Submit Your Favorite Teaching Activity for a Future Brilliant Activities Post

Series: Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators - Submit Your Favorite Teaching Activity for a Future Brilliant Activities Post

Today, I am reaching out to ask you to consider submitting a fun, effective teaching idea to be featured in a future Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators post. There are so many talented, gifted and creative educators who read this blog. This is a call to action for you! If you have a favorite teaching activity that is a big hit every time you use it, now is the time to share so other educators can appreciate your idea and help the families in their classes. Maybe you have a method for teaching difficult topics that really supports families to understand important concepts. I invite you to share your favorite teaching activities with Connecting the Dots readers in our monthly Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators series.

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

How to Afford Pregnancy and Birth Without Insurance

How to Afford Pregnancy and Birth Without Insurance

Approximately 26 million people in the United States are uninsured. The cost of prenatal care without health insurance runs around $2,000, and childbirth costs range from $9,000 - $15,000+. If you're pregnant and uninsured, the good news is there are many options available that can cover or help cover your prenatal care and childbirth costs. Take a look at the list below and follow the links to learn more and find a solution for your needs. 

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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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