It was with great sadness that the Lamaze board, staff, and organization members learned last week of Dr. Marshall Klaus' death. Dr. Klaus passed away on August 15th, 2017 at the age of 90, at his home near San Francisco, California.
Consumer Reports and the ABIM Foundation are holding a nationwide search to recruit and recognize Choosing Wisely Patient Champions. The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to advance a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures
Next month the Lamaze International exam to become a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator will be held April 13-15th all around the world. The exam will also be offered for a second time this year in November. The deadline to register for the spring exam is just around the corner
Last week, Childbirth Connection, a program of the National Partnership for Women & Families, and Choices in Childbirth released an informative and useful issue brief: Overdue: Medicaid and Private Insurance Coverage of Doula Care to Strengthen Maternal and Infant Health. Both of these orga
At this time of year, waiting for a baby can be extra challenging and often comes with a lot of pressure from friends, family and health care providers to interfere with the natural timing that comes with waiting for the baby to start the labor. Lamaze International's first Healthy Birth Practice -