Understand the development of the Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator certification exam
A. Become familiar with the exam blueprint
Review exam competencies
A. Competency 1: Promotes the childbearing experience as a normal, natural, and healthy process which profoundly affects women and their families.
B. Competency 2: Assists women and their families to discover and to use strategies to facilitate normal, natural, and healthy pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and early parenting.
C. Competency 3: Helps women and their families to understand how complications and interventions influence the normal course of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and early postpartum.
D. Competency 4: Provides information and support that encourages attachment between babies and their families.
E. Competency 5: Assists women and their families to make informed decisions for childbearing.
F. Competency 6: Acts as an advocate to promote, support, and protect natural, safe, and healthy birth.
G. Competency 7: Designs, teaches, and evaluates a course in Lamaze preparation that increases a woman’s confidence and ability to give birth.
Understand the process of becoming eligible to take the exam
Gain study tips to help you prepare for the exam
Test your knowledge with practice questions