Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education

Lamaze International The mission of Lamaze International is to promote, support and protect natural, safe and healthy birth through education and advocacy through the dedicated efforts of professional childbirth educators, providers and parents.

Birthing From Within A series of childbirth classes based on the guiding principle that childbirth is a profound rite of passage, not a medical event.

International Childbirth Education Association The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) as a professional organization supports educators and other health care providers who believe in freedom of choice based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.

Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth A twelve week series of childbirth classes stressing the importance of ‘Healthy Baby, Healthy Mother and Healthy Families’ which aims to attract families who are willing to take the responsibility needed for preparation and birth.

HypnoBirthing®  – The Mongan Method HypnoBirthing® is based on the philosophy that, in the absence of fear and tension, or special medical circumstances, severe pain does not have to be an accompaniment of labor.