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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.

Are You Sharing these Six Valuable Parent-Focused Lamaze Resources with the Families You Work With?

Are You Sharing these Six Valuable Parent-Focused Lamaze Resources with the Families You Work With?

In addition to useful resources for childbirth educators, Lamaze International offers some key resources for parents.  Today is an opportunity to double check that the resources you are providing to the families in your classes include these six valuable parent-centered tools that Laaze International offers to parents.

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

What Does Labor Support Look Like During an Induction?

What Does Labor Support Look Like During an Induction?

Continuous support during labor and birth from a supportive loved one or professional, like a doula, has been shown to increase your chance of having a vaginal birth with less or no interventions, decrease the need for pain medication and cesarean, and increase your satisfaction with your birth experience. And, continuous support benefits all kinds of births! If you need to be induced, here's what you can expect -- and plan for -- when it comes to labor support

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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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