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Shining Light Lamaze Childbirth Educator Program

Our Lamaze Childbirth Educator Program will provide you with the tools and the foundation to teach your own childbirth education classes using evidence-based information and effective teaching techniques which will engage your students and prepare them thoroughly for birth. 

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Seminars are limited to 20 participants for more interaction and are offered 1-2 times a year in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Shining Light offers:

  • Mentoring of candidates to develop a course design;
  • Mentored teaching experiences in a Lamaze program.

Program Director: Deena Blumenfeld, E-RYT 200, RPYT, LCCE
Phone: 412-915-6167

Program Fees:

  • $50 non-refundable application fee 
  • $600 if paid in-full before early registration deadline
  • $700 after early registration deadline

Become a Trainer

Shining Light is currently accepting new Lamaze Program Trainers. Please follow the steps below to get started. We look forward to working with you!

Steps to Become a Trainer with Shining Light:

  1. Send a letter of interest to Deena Blumenfeld, Program Director at
  2. Successfully complete the mentoring program which includes:
    • Observing one complete Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar
    • Successfully co-teaching at least one Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar under the supervision of an experienced approved trainer.

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Learn about the only accredited childbirth educator certification, the Lamaze Childbirth Educator Certification (LCCE).

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