Evidence based resources supporting Lamaze’s Six Healthy Birth Practices.

#1: Let labor begin on it’s own.

#2: Walk, move around, and change positions throughout labor.

#3: Bring a loved one, doula, or friend for continuous support.

#4: Avoid interventions that are not medically necessary.

#5: Avoid giving birth on your back and follow your body’s urges to push.

#6: Keep mother and baby together.


Other great resources for expectant parents:

Birthing Babies VA’s Birth Plan: bbvabirthplan