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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.

Series: Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators - Using Discussion to Enhance Advocacy Skills

Series: Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators - Using Discussion to Enhance Advocacy Skills

This month’s Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators is less a structured activity and more of a technique that creates offers many benefits. It provides the educator with opportunities to reinforce best practices, creates community in the class, positions expectant people as the expert in their own care and helps exercise their “self-advocacy muscles” which are critical for a positive birth experience. To find all the Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators activities for free on Connecting the Dots, follow this link.

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

Healthy Pregnancy & Birth To Do List: Month 5

Healthy Pregnancy & Birth To Do List: Month 5

Welcome to Month 5 of your month-by-month checklist guide to a healthy pregnancy and birth! This to-do list with a twist contains key tips and action items for optimal health and birth preparation, in addition to reminders for fun things, too. Looking for later months? Stay tuned as we post months 6-10, plus postpartum, in the coming weeks! Take a look at the checklists from previous months.

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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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