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Our goal is simple; we want all parents to feel confident, supported and powerful.

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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.

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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.

One Thing You Can Do Right Now to Improve Maternal-Infant Health

One Thing You Can Do Right Now to Improve Maternal-Infant Health

The United States has a problem with expectant and new parents dying. A big problem. We are one of only two countries where the rate of maternal death is going up instead of down. The United States is ranked 55th in the world for maternal mortality, despite being #1 in the world for the amount of money being spent. And what's worse: African American parents are three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy and childbirth than non-Hispanic white women. It is estimated that 60 percent of maternal deaths are entirely preventable.  Here is how you can help!

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

For Starters, Stop Saying Due Date

For Starters, Stop Saying Due Date

As the saying goes, if I had a dollar for every pregnant person who says, "I just have this funny feeling that I'll go into labor before my due date," and then goes on to have a a baby after their due date, I would be rich!

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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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