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Discover the benefits of Lamaze childbirth education with my free minicourse. Learn evidence-based techniques and explore the 6 Lamaze principles for a confident and informed birth journey.

Introduction to Lamaze and the six healthy birth practices

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Practice 1: Let labour begin on its own

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Practice 2: Walk, move around and change positions throughout labour

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Practice 3: Bring a loved one, friend or doula for continuous support

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Practice 4: Avoid interventions that are not medically necessary

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Practice 5: Avoid giving birth on your back

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Practice 6: Keep mother and baby together

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How Lamaze can help you prepare for labour


Lamaze childbirth education provides comprehensive preparation for labour, equipping you with valuable knowledge, skills, and techniques to navigate the birthing process. Benefits of Lamaze birth education include:

Empowers and Informs: The Lamaze program offers evidence-based information on pregnancy, labour, and childbirth. You'll gain a thorough understanding of the physiological and emotional aspects of labour, helping you make informed decisions and actively participate in your birth experience.

Pain Management Techniques: Lamaze teaches various natural pain management techniques, such as breathing patterns, relaxation exercises, massage, and positioning. These techniques help you cope with labour pain, reduce anxiety, and promote a positive birthing experience.

Partner Involvement and Support: Lamaze emphasizes the involvement of your birth partner/companion, providing them with tools and strategies to support you. Partners/companions learn how to provide physical and emotional support, enhancing the bonding experience and creating a supportive birth environment.

Enhances Communication and Advocacy: Lamaze classes focus on effective communication between you and your healthcare providers. By learning to ask questions, express concerns, and understand medical interventions, you can advocate for your birth preferences and make informed decisions during labour.

Promotes Natural and Healthy Birth: Lamaze supports your innate ability to give birth naturally. By encouraging movement, positioning, and instinctive pushing techniques, Lamaze promotes a more physiological birth process, reducing the need for interventions and enhancing the overall health and well-being of both you and your baby.

Lamaze birth education equips expectant you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to approach labour and childbirth with a sense of empowerment, informed decision-making, and the ability to adapt to the unique journey of bringing a new life into the world.

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