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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.

Help!  What Teaching Tools Do I Need As a New Childbirth Educator?

Help! What Teaching Tools Do I Need As a New Childbirth Educator?

Visit any workshop for new childbirth educators, or pop into a childbirth educator social media group anywhere on the internet, and you will find the most oft-asked question from those just starting out is “What are the most important items to have for teaching as a new childbirth educator?”

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Giving Birth with Confidence

Trusted resources, stories and answers for parents.

Reframing Your Thoughts About the Final Weeks of Pregnancy

Reframing Your Thoughts About the Final Weeks of Pregnancy

The funny and frustrating thing about the last few weeks of pregnancy is that you never truly know you're at the end until after you give birth. Why does this (seemingly obvious) thing matter? Because the difference between one, two, or three weeks when you're oh-so-pregnant can be the difference between feeling mildly tortured and feeling like you're stranded on a deserted island infested with mosquitos in 100 degree weather with no rescue in sight. Truth. 

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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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