Evidence-based. Family-centered. Women-designed.

The Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York (CEA/MNY) is a nonprofit organization of childbirth professionals and consumer advocates who have been proudly committed to serving the birthing community since 1972. CEA/MNY has a nationally recognized Teacher Certification Program; our instructors are the first choice for women who are seeking information and education about their pregnancy and childbirth needs.

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Teacher Certification Program


CEA/MNY is proud to offer a uniquely well-rounded, nationally-recognized course that produces instructors who are engaged, informed, and passionate about enriching and improving the experiences of birthing women and their families. We also support two anual scholarships to our program. Learn more

CEA/MNY Workshops


Workshops are open to healthcare professionals, doulas or maternal health care advocates who would like to enhance their understanding of childbirth education, labor support techniques and evidence-based research on maternal care. Learn more

Become a CEA/MNY Member


Become a CEA/MNY member and enjoy discounted workshop pricing, access to our online community of birth professionals, a subscription to our journal, and much more. Learn more