Evidence-based, Family-centered, Community-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

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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 annual scholarships to our program.

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CEA/MNY Workshops

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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.

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Upcoming Workshops

02dec12:00 pm2:00 pmTeaching Induction: How does the ARRIVE Study impact childbirth education? Follow up DiscussionBonu DeCaires, CCCE, CD(DONA), CBC, MS

08dec10:00 am4:00 pmObstetrical Testing and Procedureswith Shira Moss, LM and Allegra Cummings, MD

05jan10:00 am4:00 pmPharmacology In Pregnancy, Labor, and Birthwith Susanrachel Condon, CCCE, LM, LMT, CLC

26jan10:00 am4:00 pmDisparities in Perinatal Health and Birth Outcomeswith Kimberly Seals Allers