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Mum's the Word Lamaze Childbirth Educator Program

Mum’s the Word: A Childbirth Educator Program is based in Monterey, California and directed by Michele Nizza, CD(DONA), CLEC, CMT, LCCE, FACCE. She has been a member of the birthing community (and all that it entails) for over 14 years, having started her career immediately after the birth of her first daughter. 

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Michele’s experience includes being a doula, childbirth educator, lactation counselor/educator, and prenatal and postpartum massage therapist. She also mentors new and experienced doulas and has created an ICEA-approved Advanced Doula Training.

Michele’s mission for Mum’s the Word: A Childbirth Educator Program is to promote the Lamaze mission, to train those interested in teaching childbirth education to expecting parents, and to increase the number of Lamaze Certified Educators in the United States.

Michele Nizza

Program Director: Michele Nizza, CD(DONA), CMT, CLEC, LCCE, FACCE
Phone: 831-238-0655
Address: P.O. Box 1872 Monterey, CA 93942
Childbirth Educator Seminar Registration Fee: $600.00

Participants will earn 25.5 hours of CNE credit upon successful completion of this activity.

Lamaze International is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Trainer Opportunities: Mum’s the Word is currently accepting applications for new Lamaze® Program Trainers. If you are a practicing Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and meet the Program Trainer Minimum Requirements, we encourage you to apply! Please email your interest to Michele Nizza at

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