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Join Lamaze today and get the newest information through continuing education opportunities, professional development resources, and publications. Advance your career by becoming a member of the leading organization promoting natural, safe and healthy childbirth. Learn about the benefits offered to you as a Lamaze Member.

Please note: By applying for membership in Lamaze International, you agree to abide by the Lamaze International bylaws, rules and policies, including those concerning use of the Licensed Marks of the organization.

Already have a Lamaze account?

Please help us keep a clean database of records, and to ensure all of your Lamaze activity is tracked under one account.  If you previously created an account with us, please log in or use the 'Login' link in the top right corner of the site. 

Even if you've forgotten your username or password - no problem - our Username and/or Password Help, also located on the Login screen, will look up your account and help you get logged in. You'll just need the e-mail address you used to sign up.  You may also Contact Us for help obtaining your username or password.

Looking to renew your existing Lamaze membership?

You'll just need to log in first, rather than creating a new account.  Please visit our renewal page to get started with your membership renewal.

Looking to upgrade your non-member account or reactivate an expired membership?

If you previously created a Non-Member account with us, simply log in to your existing account, and all of the same Lamaze memberships options will be available for you to join on this page - we'll just already know who you are!

Don't have a Lamaze account yet?

Lamaze International welcomes prospective members and all others who need an account to pursue Lamaze Certification, register for our events, or make purchases from our website.  If you haven't created an account with us before, you may choose from the options below:

LCCE Certified Membership

Create a Non-Member account below and then apply for the LCCE (Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator) exam at

Lamaze Membership*

For individuals who do not quality for Student or Birth Advocate membership.

Membership will be valid through the calendar year in which it is activated.

Join Lamaze as a Regular Member Group A

Join Lamaze as a Regular Member Group B

Join Lamaze as a Regular Member Group C

Join Lamaze as a Regular Member Group D

Parent Advocates

For expectant or new parents, or former/retired LCCE educators who no longer practice and maintain credentials. Parent advocate members receive the online version only of The Journal of Perinatal Education.

Membership will be valid through the calendar year in which it is activated.

  • $75 (applies to all countries)

Join Lamaze as a Parent Advocate

Student Membership

Membership will be valid through the calendar year in which it is activated.

For individuals that meet the following criteria:

  • Student membership will only be offered to first-time attendees of a Lamaze-Accredited Childbirth Educator Seminar.
  • Students will be automatically added as student members within 4-7 weeks of completing the Lamaze-Accredited Childbirth Education Seminar. 
  • They will receive a confirmation e-mail with information about logging in and membership benefits once they have been added as student members.
  • After the student membership expires, one can renew membership in Lamaze International as a Regular Member.

Non-Member Registration

If you would like to participate in the public discussion forums; want to find out more about Lamaze events; or purchase a product without purchasing a membership, please register for the website as a non-member and you will be issued limited access to the site. As a non-member, you can visit the childbirth education training communities and you can also upgrade to a full membership at any time.

Register with Lamaze as a Non-Member


*Group pricing for International members are based on the World Bank Economic Classification table. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Membership will be valid through the calendar year in which it is activated and is not pro-rated.