Odile  Penet CD(DONA), LCCE, PES
Doula Services, Childbirth Classes &
Placenta E
ncapsulation

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Offering a supportive, non-judgmental and respectful approach to birth & parenting

Odile Penet (Pronounced ” oh-DEEL”) is the owner of My Birth Companion, LLC, based in Maryland, USA.  She is a certified birth doula (DONA International), a postpartum doula, a baby nurse, and newborn specialist (IFSI, France), a certified childbirth educator (Lamaze International), and a placenta encapsulation specialist (PBi).

She has been serving families for the last 19 years (more than 500 families) and she has experience with prenatal support, birth, and postpartum care. She supports natural, medicated, high-risk, water-birth, cesarean births, multiples and VBAC births and families. She is certified in France and in the United States.  In addition.  she is certified in early childhood education, and a certified medical translator (Johns Hopkins Hospital).  She is also a certified Sophrologist (mindfulness and well-being program) and a hypnosis specialist (Mind+Body Birth).

On a personal note, she is the mother of two young adults. She is a French native speaker and can provide her services in English and in French. In addition, some of her favorite hobbies include family time, reading at the beach, travelling, swimming, practicing yoga & sophrology, and petting her cats.

Let me share my passion of childbirth, newborns and new families with you!

Trainings and Certifications:

DONA International
Lamaze International
IFSI
Placenta Benefits Info
Rebozo for Doulas
Spinning Babies
Tens Unit for Labor
Lactation Support
Comforting Touch for Doulas
Aromatherapy
Mind+Body Birth
Sophrology
Certified Medical Interpreter
CPR certified

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Proudly serving: Baltimore, MD, Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania