Webinar | Pelvic Girdle Pain

This one-hour, on-demand webinar explores the causes of pelvic girdle pain and possible strategies to alleviate this common prenatal discomfort.

Book Review | We’re Parents! The New Dad Book for Baby’s First Year: Everything You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive Together

This book is written by Adrian Kulp who clearly describes himself as ‘not Dr. Spock, just an experienced Dad.’ He gleans his information from experience with his four children and resources described throughout the book.

The Magic of Skin-to-Skin Contact

Every day, I feel like we learn more about the importance of that first hour after birth, and it does seem like it has supernatural powers. We can save lives, both of the mother and baby. We can seed and grow a microbiome, inviting in the best bacteria to the party.

Attend a Certification Workshop Virtually

During this time, we have also granted permission for our ICEA Approved Trainers (IATs) to offer workshops online. Again, this is only for a limited period of time, but we felt it was necessary in this current crisis.

2021 Board Nominations Open

Your expertise has changed lives. The compassion you demonstrate to your families has improved birth outcomes for all. So, we’re inviting you to submit a nomination for the ICEA Board of Directors. Come share your knowledge and expertise.

Important Recertification Information

The ICEA Board of Directors understands the challenges we are facing with recertification criteria during this pandemic. If your certification expires before September 30, 2020, and are concerned with your ability to complete the requirements, please contact our office at info@icea.org and we will work with you on alternatives.

A Note From the ICEA President | Adjustments

In the midst of these many changes, my hope is that each of you is doing well. The work you do supporting new families is needed all the more in times of crisis. The education and encouragement you provide is priceless.

Birthing Ancient Babies Into a Modern World

Newborns are often seen as helpless, but when we take a closer look this isn’t altogether true. They actually have many ways in which to adapt to life outside the uterus; systems that have been in place for millennia.