Welcome To Lamaze
Doctors and Midwives

Welcome to Lamaze

Lamaze International is here to partner with you. In a busy practice, you’ve got limited time to spend on patient education. Lamaze can help. You’ll find that our Lamaze education and resources are based on the latest evidence and offered in a variety of ways to meet your patients’ needs.

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With evidence-based Lamaze childbirth education, your patients will be less fearful of labor and birth. They will understand the value of having support from a partner, friend or doula, and will be better equipped for shared decision making.  All of which promote patient satisfaction.

With more than 2,100 Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators (LCCE educators) throughout the world and a depth of online resources, you can take comfort knowing that Lamaze is a trusted source to share with your patients.

Looking for an educator in your area to partner with or refer patients to? Visit the Find an Educator directory or contact info@lamaze.org. If you don’t see an educator in your area, contact us so we can help!


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Over 94% of providers refer patients to a certified childbirth educator—consider recommending Lamaze, the only accredited childbirth education program.

Partner with Lamaze

In addition to partnering with us by referring your patients to Lamaze educators in your area, you can also explore getting more involved with our organization through membership and/or certification.

Become a Lamaze Member

You can join Lamaze to get access to the latest information through continuing education opportunities, professional development resources and publications. Get the inside scoop and show your support for our not-for-profit organization advancing safe and healthy birth.

Learn more about becoming a Lamaze member.

Become a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE)

If you are an obstetrician or midwife, consider adding on Lamaze certification to show families your commitment to patient education.

If you have completed or are currently in a midwifery training program, you can fast track your Lamaze certification with these simple steps:

  1. Document Your Completed or In-Progress Midwifery Training
  2. Complete a Lamaze-Accredited Childbirth Educator Seminar
  3. Apply for and Take the Lamaze Certification Exam

Learn more about Lamaze certification.

Share Classes & Tools with Patients

Find a Local Class

Find local and online classes, and share other resources with your patients.

Explore Lamaze classes and tools

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