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What does a Lamaze Childbirth Educator Do?

Source: Giving Birth With Confidence 3rd Edition by Judith Lothian and Charolette DeVires. 

​Please read full article on how Lamaze promotes inclusivity in their organization and expectation of educators. Here at Zabrina Cox LLC, we affirm Lamaze's inclusivity statement in our practice to support you where you are on your journey. 

Promote childbearing as a natural, healthy process that profoundly affects the birthing person and their families.

Help birthing people and families discover and use strategies that facilitate natural, healthy pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and early parenting.

Help Birthing people and families understand how interventions and complications influence the normal course of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and early parenting.

Give information and support that encourage attachment between babies and their families.

Help Birthing People and their families make informed birth decisions.

Advocate for birthing people and families who want natural, safe, healthy childbirth.

Design, teach, and evaluate a course in Lamaze preparation that increases the birth person's confidence and ability to give birth.

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