Celebrating 60 years!
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.
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A Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) is your trusted partner for one of the most important journeys of your life. Find a class in your area to help you prepare for a safe and healthy birth.
Research and resources for perinatal professionals.
It seems that in the United States and in many other countries, society seems to have forgotten how truly difficult the transition to parenthood can be for many new parents. All bodies are physically recovering. One in three birthing people are recovering from major abdominal surgery. Emotional states are fragile. Everyone is sleep deprived. One in four people describe their births as traumatic. One in seven birthing people are dealing with a postpartum mood disorder. One in four people must return to work within two weeks of giving birth. Challenging and difficult is an understatement.
Trusted resources, stories and answers for parents.
Did you know that it’s not only Valentine’s Day, but it's also the 60th Anniversary of Lamaze International?! That's right, 60 years. That means that some of you reading this will have grandparents who took a Lamaze class!
Rebekah Otto, Editor-in-Chief, Babylist, took an online class from Lamaze during her second pregnancy. Read her VBAC birth story.
Help us to continue to share the message of safe and healthy birth through the work of our passionate childbirth educators, evidence-based research and direct outreach to women.
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