Become a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE)!
If you've always wanted to teach childbirth education, this is the course for you!
The LCCE credential assures women and their families that you have achieved a standard level of knowledge and skill. The LCCE Program is the only internationally recognized childbirth educator program accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). NCCA is the nation’s leader in setting quality standards for credentialing organizations. NCCA also accredits the certification program of The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLC).
Lamaze Certification is achieved by passing the Lamaze International Certification Exam, which is offered twice a year.
The Family Way Lamaze Accredited Childbirth Educator Program is one step in the eligibility requirements. Learn more about Lamaze certification at: www.lamazeinternational.org/ExploreLamazeCertification.
Lamaze International is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This program has been approved by Lamaze International for 21.5 Lamaze Contact Hours, 21.5 CNE credits and is accepted by ICEA for 21.5 Contact Hours.
A participant feedback form must be completed by the participant. Partial credit is not available.
Brenda Kirkpatrick, LCCE, FACCE, is the Director of Education for Lamaze Healthy Birth Classes, Training Coordinator for North Dallas Doula Associates and MotherMe Doulas on Call. Brenda is a Reiki Master and an Accredited Infant Massage Instructor.
Jeanne Green, MT, LCCE, FACCE, serving as workshop mentor, is the author of Prepared Childbirth – The Family Way and Prepared Childbirth – The Educators Guide. She has taught childbirth educator and labor support workshops around the country and has presented at Lamaze International, and ICEA annual conferences.
Early Bird Registration
(Registrations completed on or before November 8, 2018) $500
Late Registration Fee
(Registrations completed after November 8, 2018) $550
Payment plans are provided to you upon registration. You may pay in one full sum, or in 2 or 4 equal payments.
Fee includes the seminar, contact hours, student membership to Lamaze, and support during your certification process.
For students who are new to the field of childbirth education who want to sit for the Lamaze Certification Exam, it is required that they purchase the Lamaze Learning Guide/Toolkit. The current price is $225. The cost of the Lamaze Certification Exam is also not included in the seminar fee. Lunch will be on your own.
Medical City Dallas was the first hospital in North Texas to be designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for excellence in nursing care. After delivery, our patient commitment continues with extensive education classes including breastfeeding and proper child safety techniques.
In addition to an unsurpassed level of care, Medical City offers:
- A state-of-the-art labor and delivery unit and newborn nursery
- A Level IV neonatal intensive care unit NICU
- A pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)
- A congenital heart surgery unit
- Neonatologists and pediatric anesthesiologists on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week—we're the only facility in the area with this advantage
- Luxury Maternity Suites
- More about Labor & Delivery at Medical City Dallas