My Birth Companion

 

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Childbirth Classes

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Lamaze – Hypnobirthing – Customised Sessions
~ We have a class for you ~

YOUR VISION

 

Hospital – Birth Center – Homebirth – Natural – Epidural – VBAC  – Cesarean

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OUR CLASSES

 

Virtual 
Private
Classes


 

Available nationwide and worldwide 
Our doula clients get a 10% discount 
Our classes are FSA/HSA eligible

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Extensive Preparation - Unlimited Access

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⇒ BEST DEAL!  $495/couple (HSA and FSA eligible)
⇒ Ideal for families who want to prepare with a doula but choose not to have one during their birth

An extensive personalized preparation program for you and your partner.

• Unlimited texts, emails, and phone calls during your pregnancy and up to 6 weeks postpartum.
• Two virtual prenatal visits – including “birth plan” assistance
• Comprehensive Lamaze class(see below), including a free textbook
• Personalized support designed for you and your family (including doula’s wisdom!)
• Distance Reiki

Comprehensive Lamaze Class (9 Hours)

Childbirth Classes Your birth essiantals

⇒ One day or three sessions (nine hours total)
⇒ Class might be reimbursed
⇒ Virtual private: $345/couple

Childbirth class designed for first-time parents and vbac families, birthing at the hospital birth.  Topics include:

• Prepare for birth
• Stages of labor
• How to advocate for yourself
• Avoid unnecessary medical interventions
• Epidural or natural birth
• Demystify and understand childbirth pain
• Create a favorable and positive environment
• Breathing and relaxation techniques
• Partner/support person preparation 
• Affirmations for labor
• Positioning and movement
• How to use a birthing ball
• Massages and touch
• How to write “birth preferences”
• Postpartum/ First weeks with baby
• Doula’s wisdom

Hypnobirthing (4 Personalized Sessions)

hypnobirth

⇒ Hypnosis is science-based and it works in childbirth!
⇒ No previous experience needed
⇒ Four sessions (60 mins) materials included.
⇒ Virtual private: $275/pregnant person only (no group option available)

A series designed to learn self-hypnosis tools to tap into the cellular wisdom of your body, relax profoundly, release pain, and feel confident for your baby’s birth:

• Easier than the Mongan method and Hypnobabies
• Identify your safe place, comfort color, positive affirmation, remove negativity, progressive relaxation, etc 
• Learn out to numb the pain through directed anesthesia and other techniques 
• Guided imagery for the most empowering birth possible 
• The instructor is not a hypnotherapist but she is certified with Mind+Body Birth. 
• This series is designed for the pregnant person only (partner is encouraged to join the last session).
• Doula’s tricks

Lamaze Comfort Measures (3 Hours)

Comfort measures for labor

⇒ Learn from a professional doula/childbirth educator
⇒ Ideal for first time parents or families who need a refresher!
⇒ 3 hours
⇒ Virtual private: $139/couple

A hands-on workshop that will educate and prepare you to cope during childbirth. Topics include:

• Demystify and understand childbirth pain
• How to cope with childbirth
• How to support a laboring person
• Create a favorable and positive environment 
• Breathing and relaxation techniques
• Partner support
• Affirmations for labor
• Positioning and movement
• How to use a birthing ball
• Massages and touch
• Doula’s tricks!

Homebirth and Birthcenter Prep. (6 Hours)

⇒ Natural childbirth
⇒ Learn from a “out of hospital” birth doula
⇒ One day or two sessions (six hours total)
⇒ Virtual private: $275/couple

Ideal for homebirth and birth center families!

• Prepare for a physiological birth 
• Learn about Spinning Babies and the Miles Circuit
• Identify your (and your family) unique needs and preferences
• Demystify and understand childbirth pain
• Create a favorable and positive environment
• Breathing and relaxation techniques
• Partner support
• Affirmations for labor
• Positioning and movements
• How to use a birthing ball and a peanut ball
• Massages and touch
• What if you had to transfer
• Doula’s tricks! 

MEET ODILE, YOUR CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR

About Odile My Birth Companion

  Odile Penet  CD(DONA), LCCE

  • Certified Lamaze Educator
  • Certified Mind+Body Birth (hypnosis method)
  • Certified Sophrologist (well-being program)
  • Certified Newborn Care Specialist

“Families will have increased confidence in their ability to give birth and be able to make
confident and informed decisions throughout pregnancy and early parenting.”
Lamaze International

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