Childbirth Educator Certification

Are you passionate about family centered maternity care? Do you believe in freedom to make decisions? based on knowledge of alternatives? Our childbirth educator certification programs will give you the knowledge and experience you need to make a difference in the lives of pregnant women and their families.

We offer three different pathways for certification as a childbirth educator. Each is based upon a different skill level.

Traditional Childbirth Educator Certification

This pathway for certification is the right choice for you if:

  • You have little or no experience as a childbirth educator.
  • You are a lay-person who is committed to helping childbearing families.
  • You are a doula, nurse or other birth professional who wants to expand your services to include childbirth classes.

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Experienced Childbirth Educator Certification

This pathway for certification is the right choice for you if:

  • You have two or more years experience teaching childbirth classes, OR
  • You are a CPM or CNM or a student enrolled in a CPM or CNM program (credentials or student verification required)

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Previously Certified Childbirth Educator Certification

This pathway for certification is the right choice for you if:

  • You are currently certified with another childbirth educator organization (ie: Lamaze, CAPPA).
  • You want to add ICEA credentials to your resume.

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Certified Prenatal Fitness Educator

This pathway for certification is the right choice for you if:

  • You are interested in learning more about the work exercise psychologist, Catherine Cram, MS, has done on the development and instruction of innovative, medically based pre- and postnatal fitness programs. 

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Certified Doula Pathway #1

This pathway for certification is the right choice for you if:

  • You are already an ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator.

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Certified Doula Pathway #2

This pathway for certification is the right choice for you if:

  • You are starting our on your journey with childbirth education.

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Certified Doula Pathway - Online

This pathway for certification is the right choice for you if:

  • You are looking for a one stop shop online program.

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Certified Postpartum Doula 

This pathway for certification is the right choice for you if:

  • You are looking to expand your knowledge on childbirth education, regardless of your background.

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