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Shining Light Lamaze Childbirth Educator Program 

LI_228202-18_ACEP.pngOur Lamaze Childbirth Educator Program will provide you with the tools and the foundation to teach your own childbirth education classes using evidence-based information and effective teaching techniques which will engage your students and prepare them thoroughly for birth. Seminars are limited to 20 participants for more interaction and are offered 1-2 times a year in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Shining Light offers:

    • Mentoring of candidates to develop a course design;
    • Mentored teaching experiences in a Lamaze program.

    Program Director: Deena Blumenfeld, E-RYT 200, RPYT, LCCE
    Phone: 412-915-6167
    Program Fees:

    • $50 non-refundable application fee 
    • $600 if paid in-full before early registration deadline
    • $700 after early registration deadline

    Become a Trainer

    Shining Light is currently accepting new Lamaze Program Trainers. Please follow the steps below to get started. We look forward to working with you!

    Steps to become a trainer with Shining Light:

    1. Send a letter of interest to Deena Blumenfeld, Program Director at
    2. Successfully complete the mentoring program which includes:
      • Observing one complete Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar
      • Successfully co-teaching at least one Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar under the supervision of an experienced approved trainer.

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