Approved Contact Hour Providers
Educators and Birth Professionals

Approved Contact Hour Providers

If your Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) certification is up for renewal, you may recertify by retaking the Lamaze Certification Exam or submitting 25 contact hours of continuing education that relates to at least one of the Lamaze Competencies.  

Approved Providers

You can earn credit through Lamaze International by completing our online education offerings or attending our annual conference, LamazeLIVE!, or through the following approved providers. 

  • Lamaze International
  • Accredited colleges and universities (one credit hour equals 15 contact hours)
  • Achieve OnDemand (Ounce of Prevention)
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
  • American Dietetic Association (ADA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) – Section on Women’s Health
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), including AWHONN update services
  • DONA International (DONA)
  • International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)
  • International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
  • Midwifery Education and Accreditation Council (MEAC)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • National Certification Corporation (NCC)
  • Previda Foundation
  • Any state nurses association or board of nursing
  • Individual educational offerings that have been approved for Lamaze Contact Hours (Click to expand)

Do you have an educational program that could qualify for Lamaze contact hours? Get it approved for Lamaze contact hours or encourage your provider to get it approved. Getting approval for your program is easy!

Contact us via e-mail at or by phone at 202-367-1128 if you have questions regarding your specific continuing education.

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