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The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and other health care providers who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.

ICEA supports the World Health Organization’s Code of Marketing Breastmilk Substitutes.

ICEA’s goals are to provide:
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  • Present at the 2018 ICEA Conference
    by awinterimi on July 17, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    ICEA is excited to announce that we are now accepting abstract submissions for our 2018 Conference, April 19-21, in Louisville, Kentucky, USA! The conference theme focuses on ICEA’s newly defined core values: COMPASSION: We believe approaching maternity care with compassion and a nurturing spirit improves birth outcomes for all families. COLLABORATION: We practice a culture … Continue reading Present at the 2018 ICEA Conferenc […]

  • New Certification Process Launches Next Week
    by awinterimi on July 11, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Throughout March and April, we unveiled exciting changes on the way for ICEA, and all of them benefit you! So far, we’ve released our Strategic Map, revitalized member benefits, and our new website. Most exciting of all, we gave you a sneak peek into our streamlined certification process. Now, it’s time to announce that that … Continue reading New Certification Process Launches Next Week […]

  • Five Secrets of Teaching Better Breastfeeding Sessions
    by awinterimi on July 5, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    by Terriann Shell, BS, RN, IBCLC, CHES, ICCE, FILCA I’ve always thought that once you know how to teach adults childbirth, you could teach any subject. While this may be true, I find that teaching breastfeeding is a sacred and special calling. We are preparing expectant parents for the first independent task we ask of … Continue reading Five Secrets of Teaching Better Breastfeeding Sessions […]

  • Road Map to China
    by awinterimi on May 22, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    By Tamela Hatcher, MEd I am thrilled to have been asked to share my story regarding my experience teaching ICEA Professional Childbirth Education (PCBE) and Birth Doula workshops in China. This journey reminds me of the Penny Simkin Roadmap to labor. I have traveled the scenic route, in which I have experienced the expected and … Continue reading Road Map to China […]

  • Is Distracted Parenting a Problem?
    by awinterimi on April 20, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    By Donna Walls, RN, BSN, ICCE, IBCLC, ANLC A relatively new phenomenon is occurring with some possibly serious implications for infants and children. Concerns are being expressed related to “distracted parenting”. These concerns center around parents whose attention toward their children is now directed to electronic devices, especially cell phones. In a study in the … Continue reading Is Distracted Parenting a Problem? […]

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