Statistics from the World Health Organization reveal that 90 to 95 percent of the entire world's births are normal! If you are a stay at home mom, having given birth to your children normally and have studied Lamaze techniques, you can earn a healthy income simply by being a Lamaze Coach! In fact what is important is not just the money earned by being a Lamaze coach, but the personal satisfaction you get by helping young mothers to reduce pain associated with childbirth.
A birth of a child is one of the most important stages in any woman’s life. Even though today all medical treatments are carried out in high-tech environments, there is an increasing upward trend for natural childbirth. Many mothers today wish to give birth without the use of drugs. Therefore they need techniques that will help them both physically and physiologically to give birth naturally.
Lamaze is a breathing technique used by women who wish to have natural childbirth. This technique was developed in the 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze. Lamaze gained popularity in the United States after Marjorie Karmel wrote about her experiences in her 1959 book “Thank You, Dr. Lamaze”. With the advent of this popularity, there has also been a high demand for Lamaze instructors and coaches. Today it is a profession that is highly rewarded, both by monetary means as well as personal satisfaction.
Being a Lamaze coach isn’t just another source of income. It’s a highly responsible position where you become a guide and mentor to other women and their families helping them through the process of pregnancy and birth. It is not only breathing techniques that are to be taught, but also to help expecting women understand how interventions and complications influence the normal process of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and even early parenting.
The advantages of being a Lamaze coach are that you have a lot of flexibility in your working hours and the number of clients you see. YOU get to choose the time you want to schedule YOUR Lamaze classes! So if you have children of your own needing your attention, you can easily adjust your working hours to suit your daily routines.
It is an honor to be a Lamaze coach! But in the meantime it is a serious job. It is a job where you make maximum use of your experience while helping expectant mothers during pregnancy and childbirth. If there was one profession that scores 100 points for personal satisfaction, it has to be “Being A Lamaze Coach!