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Trainer Opportunities

Are you a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator interested in helping train others to become childbirth educators? Become a Lamaze Program Trainer and join a dynamic group of people teaching Lamaze birth practices nationally and around the world!

Lamaze International encourages the growth of Lamaze-Accredited Childbirth Educator Programs and seeks to make the process of becoming a Program Trainer as easy as possible!

Programs Trainer Minimum Requirements

  • Current LCCE Educator;
  • FACCE status recommended;
  • Current member of Lamaze International;
  • Support for the mission, vision, and approach to birth and parenting of Lamaze International;
  • Experience teaching childbirth education classes;
  • Must complete and submit the Biographical and Conflict of Interest Form and be approved by Accreditation Council Chair and Lead Nurse Planner based on the Lamaze Continuing Education Planning Process
  • Attend and co-teach at least one complete Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar under the supervision of an experienced and approved Program Trainer
  • Additional observation and/or co-teaching may be required, at the discretion of the Program Director

If you meet the minimum requirements listed above and are interested in becoming a Lamaze Program Trainer, please contact the Lamaze Administrative Office at 202-367-1128 or e-mail Download the Lamaze Accreditation Policies and Procedures to learn more about becoming a Program Trainer. 

Programs Accepting New Trainers

Explore the programs that are currently accepting new trainers and contact the Program Director to learn more about next steps.