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Lamaze Educator Essentials

The Lamaze Educator Essentials were created to offer an alternative for experienced educators to learn and understand the Lamaze approach to childbirth education and in circumstances when attending a live seminar is not an option. However, the optimal professional learning experience for aspiring new Lamaze educators is through in-person learning at a Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar.

The Lamaze name has been trusted for more than 50 years and research shows that it is the most recognized childbirth education brand among parents. Lamaze education and practices are based on the best, most current medical evidence available.

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Educator Essentials Module 1: Lamaze Fundamentals

The Lamaze Fundamentals self-paced learning activity will provide learners information about the influence of history and culture on today’s births, the ways in which Lamaze supports and promotes healthy birth practices, and strategies for helping women to develop confidence in their ability to give birth by disseminating evidence-based information.

Participants can earn 8.75 Lamaze Contact Hours and 8.75 contact hours of CNE credit upon successful completion.

Educator Essentials Module 2: Developing Evidence-Based Childbirth Education Classes Using the Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices

This self-paced online activity will provide learners with the evidence behind the Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices and how to use these practices along with adult learning theories to provide evidence-based childbirth education classes.

Participants can earn 11.0 Lamaze Contact Hours and 11.0 contact hours of CNE credit upon successful completion.

Educator Essentials Module 3: Professional Role of the Lamaze Childbirth Educator

This self-paced online learning module will introduce participants to the professional role of the Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator including professional and ethical responsibilities and the criteria for becoming certified. Learners will also be presented with information on reaching diverse populations as a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and how educators can advocate for healthy birth and breastfeeding practices.

Participants can earn 6.5 Lamaze Contact Hours and 6.5 contact hours of CNE credit upon successful completion.