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May 23, 2017 by Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA), CLE
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May is International Doula Month and both birth & postpartum doulas are being celebrated for the important contributions they make to maternal-infant health & the family's birth & postpartum experience. Childbirth educators play a key role in introducing expectant families to the role of the doula.... Read More

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May 18, 2017 by Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA), CLE
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Lamaze International has long had a strong commitment to helping new families have their voices heard with our Congressmen and women from all across the United States.  Our 2017 Advocacy Summit lets our politicians know how critical childbirth education is for families to have safe and healthy birth... Read More
May 16, 2017 by Henci Goer, BA
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The number of families that are choosing community birth (home or freestanding birth center) is increasing every year. What can healthy low-risk people do to avoid the interventions that make choosing a hospital birth potentially less safe for this specific population?... Read More
May 9, 2017 by Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA), CLE
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May 6th through 12 is Nurses Appreciation Week. Nurses touch the lives of many pregnant, birthing and postpartum families and are often the first point of contact when a person goes into labor or arrives at the hospital. Lamaze thanks all those nurses who help people have safe and healthy births.... Read More
May 4, 2017 by Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA), CLE
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The International Day of the Midwife is celebrated on the 5th of May each year to highlight the important role midwives play in the health of families. Access to a skilled midwife can help reduce and prevent deaths of more than 287,000 people who die while giving birth.... Read More

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