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Lamaze Program

Lamaze Childbirth Educator Program – 3 Simple Steps to Lamaze Certification

We’d love to welcome you to the ranks of Lamaze Certified Educators!

Here is the standard, most direct route for new and aspiring Lamaze educators:

Step 1 – Study with the Lamaze Educator Learning Guide

Order the Lamaze Educator Learning Guide to complete your self-study of the essential content for educators.


Candidates must order their own copy of the Learning Guide through Lamaze International.

Step 2 – Attend a Lamaze-Accredited Childbirth Educator Seminar

Attend a Lamaze Seminar to acquire the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective educator. Join us at one of our workshops. Check out the class dates

Step 3 – Apply, Take and Pass the Lamaze Certification Exam

After you have completed both steps above, you are eligible to apply to take the Lamaze Certification Exam.


We’re deeply invested in training high-quality childbirth educators who will be able to pass our rigorous exam and teach creative, engaging and evidence-based classes. Completing the three steps above is the strongest path to achieving those goals. You may be elegible for an Alternative Path. Click here to find out more on the Lamaze website.

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