Ever wonder why people make the decisions they do about their pregnancy or birth? Why they stick with an health care provider they clearly don’t like? Or why they choose to feed a baby the way they do? Do you, at times, see people make decisions in ways that make no sense to you or are the complete opposite of what you might have decided? © Andrea Lythgoe
Bing played a key role in introducing the Lamaze childbirth method in the U.S. that put parents back into the picture. Her book "Six Practical Lessons for an Easier Childbirth" — published in the 1960s and still in print in an updated version — brought details of the method to a mass audience, sometimes to the consternation of doctors who felt a loss of control.
The Lamaze technique puts a lot of responsibility on moms because it knows they can handle it. It's also important that no woman go through pregnancy and birth without understanding everything she's about to experience. "Women need the confidence to spot unnecessary interventions, such as inductions, cesareans, restrictions during childbirth including food, drink and movement, and how to avoid them," Michele concludes. "Knowing how to recognize good maternity care is a key to getting it!"
Integrating Yoga Into Your #Lamaze Class: Making Labor Positions Accessible to All and Teaching Effective Breathing and Relaxation Saturday, July 19, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, (with an hour break for lunch) Shining Light Prenatal Education, Pittsburgh, Pa Approved for *6 CEU’s* by Lamaze International. #Doulas, #Prenatal Yoga instructors, #Labor and #Delivery Nurses and other #childbirth professionals are welcome to attend.
Lamaze International is extremely proud of the fact that the Lamaze certification examination is the only examination for childbirth educators that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Achieving and maintaining this accreditation is a rigorous and ongoing process. #LCCE #lamaze