Did you know that not all childbirth classes are created equal ? There are many excellent teachers out there, but there are a few questions you should ask.
1. How long have you been teaching ?
2. Do you believe birth is natural and healthy ?
3. Can you come to my home to teach, or do we have to travel to you?
4. If you work in a hospital, do you advocate for low intervention births ?
5. Are you certified to teach childbirth classes and if so, with which organization ?
6. Can you teach us how to choose a care provider that supports safe and natural birth ?
7. Can you teach us how to choose a birth place that supports safe and natural birth ?
You can be sure that Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators have been trained to help you prepare for a normal, safe delivery. Lamaze provides exceptional training and continuing education as well as timely research updates to all of it's certified professionals.
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