Childbirth Classes
Virtual - In-person

Lamaze - Hypnobirth -Baby Care
Comfort Measures - Breastfeeding/Chest

Hospital - Birth Center - Homebirth

Divider two butterflies

Evidence-based – Respectful – Transformative – Equity – Diversity – Confidence – Support – Powerful – Friendly

Lamaze
Hypnobirth
Comfort measures
Breathing – Relaxation
Partner preparation
Baby care
Breastfeeding

Childibirth Classes Baltimore and Maryland

Evidence-based classes

Learn what hospital based class
won’t tell you!

Most insurance companies will
provide reimbursement

• Virtual: Nationwide and International
• Group Class locations: Baltimore city, Baltimore County or virtual
• Private Class: In the comfort of your own home (driving fee may apply) or virtual 
• Doula clients get a 10% discount on one class
• Ask us about reimbursement

Divider two butterflies

⇓ Covid-19 – Live, interactive, online, professional and fun childbirth classes!     

YOUR BIRTH ESSENTIALS CLASS

Everything you need to know about childbirth!
• Prepare
• Stages of labor
• Demystify and understand childbirth pain
• 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 • How to write a “birth preferences”
• How to advocate for yourself
• Communicate efficiently with your team 
• Doula’s tricks! 

• Private: 265$/couple – 2 sessions (2.5 hours)
• Zoom live interactive session 
• Sign up for another class at a reduced feE

HypnoBirth

Hypnosis is science-based and it works in childbirth!
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 Hypnobirthing and Hypnobabies  methods!
• 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 an 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)

• 4 sessions (60 mins) materials included
• $270/pregnant person only
• Live interactive session
• Sign up for another class at a reduced fee

RELAXATION TECHNIQUES

Essential, simple and easy relaxation techniques! 
• What if you could lessen your pregnancy/childbirth anxiety?
• What if you could build up your confidence
• What is you could learn easy coping techniques?

• Basic mindfulness breathing techniques and visualizations
• Create a safe place
• Easy self-sufficient coping tools using mindfulness
• Stress management techniques
• This class is for the pregnant persons only.

• Private: $65/pregnant person – 90 minutes 
• Live interactive session
• Sign up for another class at a reduced fee

BABY CARE CLASS

Learn from a newborn care specialist! 
A hands-on workshop that will educate and prepare you for life with a newborn and what to expect in the first 6 weeks. Topics include:

• Postpartum recovery
• “4th Trimester”
• Newborn appearance and care
• Diapering
• Safety, concerns and well-being  
• Bathing
• Tummy time
• Understand your baby’s cues
• Postpartum expectations 

• Private: $99/couple – 2.5 hours 
• Zoom live interactive session
• Sign up for another class at a reduced rate

COMFORT MEASURES FOR CHILDBIRTH

How to cope with labor? Learn from a professional doula!
• Demystify and understand childbirth pain
• 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
• How to write a “birth preferences”
• Doula’s tricks! 

• Private: $99/couple – 2.5 hours 
• Zoom live interactive session
• Sign up for another class at a reduced rate

BIRTHING OUT OF THE HOSPITAL - PREP. CLASS

Homebirth or Birth Centers families: this workshop is for you! 
• 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! Textbook included.

• Private:  $265/couple – 2 sessions of 3 hours each
• Zoom live interactive session
• Register to another class at a reduced fee

BASICS BREASTFEEDING-CHESTFEEDING

Start your breastfeeding-chestfeeding journey here!
• Anatomy
• Human milk
• Hand expression
• First feeding and breast/chest crawl • Positions 
• Latch
•Challenges
• Partner’s involvement
• Pumping
• Back to work
• Resources

• Private: $99/couple – 2.5 hours 
• Zoom live interactive session
• Sign up for another class at a reduced fee

ONLINE LAMAZE CLASSES

Lamaze class

Easy access links    ⇒

• Labor with confidence – Free Here
• Techniques for comfort and coping $34.95 Here
• Basics breastfeeding $34.95 Here
• Bring home baby $34.95 Here
• VBAC Class Here
• Partner preparation “Supporting Her” $49 Here

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

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
Divider two butterflies

Baltimore , MD – Annapolis, MD – Washington, DC.