Expectant Parents

ICEA Certified Educators and Doulas are committed to family centered maternity care and freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives. Contact your local educator or doula.

Certification Process

ICEA is a long established childbirth education organization providing a comprehensive training program. Become certified and begin the journey to a rewarding career.

Certified Educators

ICEA is committed to offering continuing education and networking opportunities to our certified educators and doulas. Together we can promote family centered maternity care.

Highlights from the PSI 2014 Conference

by Kathy Morelli, LPC, (www.kathymorelli.com)

As a childbirth professional, are you interested in Maternal Mental Health? Did you know that Postpartum Support International (PSI) is the original and leading organization dealing with perinatal mood disorders?  Perinatal mood disorders is the leading complication of childbearing and affects approximately 1 in 7 moms across all cultures and socioeconomic populations.  

Doris Haire ~ Founding Mother of the Childbirth Movement (August 20, 1925 – June 7, 2014)

For most of her adult life Doris Haire worked to improve maternity care, a founding mother of the childbirth movement.  Throughout her career, which spanned four decades, she visited more than 75 countries to meet with health care professionals, observed obstetric care, and gathered data to underscore the need for parent involvement in childbirth management and education.

Microbirth Documentary Feature Film Coming Soon!

Special Rates for World Premiere Showing in Your Community, September 20, 2014:
$45 for ICEA Members (Order form coming soon...)

The ICEA Board Of Directors is proud to announce…The Military Mothers Initiative

To support our military families and military service personal, the ICEA takes pride in announcing the Military Mothers Initiative.

This Initiative includes:

For those seeking professional status with ICEA:

Cryo-Cell International & ICEA Partnership

ICEA is happy to announce a brand new partnership with Cryo-Cell International.

Founded in 1989, Cryo-Cell distinguished itself in 1992 as the world's first cord blood bank to separate and store stem cells.  Today, the company has over 275,000 clients from 87 countries.

The Business of Baby: What Doctors Don't Tell You, What Corporations Try to Sell You, and How to Put Your Pregnancy, Childbirth,

I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this book. I had read so much about the actual book before I ever held it in my hands. There was quite a bit of controversy surrounding a NY Times review, so naturally I had to check it out.

Coming Soon For ALL ICEA Members:

Receive Healthy Mom&Baby for your Prenatal Classes ICEA members can request to receive AWHONN's Healthy Mom&Baby magazines for distribution at prenatal classes.

Book Review - BirthTouch®–Shiatsu & Acupressure for the Childbearing Year For Parents to Be, Safe Touch for a Joyful Pregnancy

Book Review "Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart - A Midwives Saga" by Carol Leonard