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The Birth Hour Podcast featuring Doula Odile Penet

September 17, 2019

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Listen to Sarah’s birth story, featuring doula Odile Penet >>Sarah’s birth story on the Birth Hour podcast Sarah got pregnant very quickly with her daughter Savannah- so quickly it ended up being a shock even though it was planned. Sarah had an easy pregnancy physically, but experienced significant challenges and upheaval in her life during […]


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Best Doulas in Baltimore

August 11, 2019

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MY Birth Companion, LLC has been voted Best Doulas in Baltimore 2019. This is the 3rd year in a row that we received this title. Thank you all for supporting our work and business. We have been supporting families in Baltimore, MD and Maryland, South PA and Washington, D.C. for the past 11 years. We […]


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Spinning Babies, The Miles Circuit for Childbirth

August 6, 2019

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Picture: Pangtography Expecting parents, as you are getting ready for childbirth, you may have heard about Spinning Babies and the Miles Circuit. Those two programs have the same goal but they have different use during the stages of childbirth: Easier birth. Optimal fetal position. In addition, reduce the chance of cesarean. If you want to learn […]


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World Health Organization Guidelines for childbirth and newborn care

February 18, 2018

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In an article published by Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA), CLE in  Science & Sensibility (dated February 15, 2018) combined the latest WHO guidelines for childbirth and newborn care. Among others: “- A COMPANION of choice is recommended for all women throughout labour and childbirth. – For women at low risk, oral fluid […]


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Deep relaxation and hypnosis for childbirth pain management

October 23, 2017

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Natural pain management: Self-hypnosis for childbirth This is a very informative podcast about hypnosis and labor pain management.  Learn the facts and myths. Knowledge is power.  Learn how to let go of fears, anxiety, tensions and release pain. In addition, studies and researches show that it’s a efficient comfort technique.  As a result, women never loses […]


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The use of TENS during labor

July 17, 2017

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TENS is a safe non-drug method of pain control for labor TENS Unit: Gate Pain Theory – Increase the endorphins level – Women’s satisfaction (sense of control) The use of TENS unit during labor is highly and commonly used in European countries (mostly in the U.K) as a comfort measure during labor. Women report that the unit provides […]


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Doulas – Baltimore Best Doulas

June 3, 2017

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My Birth Companion, LLC is in the Top 20 Best Doulas of Baltimore (Birth Doula Services) Doula, childbirth class, placenta encapsulation services in Baltimore and the surrounding counties. Reputation – Credibility – Professionalism – Experience – Availability In the article  Best Doulas of Baltimore posted in June 2017, find the list of the 20 best doulas […]


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TWO HOUR-ONLINE CHILDBIRTH CLASS FOR PARTNERS: “SUPPORTING HER”

June 1, 2017

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 TWO HOURS ONLINE CHILDBIRTH CLASS FOR PARTNERS: “SUPPORTING HER” ONLINE CLASS FOR “THE OTHER HALF” This childbirth class is specially designed for persons supporting women during labor Easy access here  $49 – EVERY PARTNER NEEDS TO TAKE THIS CLASS! WHO? – For expectant parents (hospital, home-birth and birth center) WHAT? – 2 hours include the […]


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Gift Certificates Childbirth Service – My Birth Companion

December 13, 2016

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OFFER THE GIFT OF SERVICES TO A NEW FAMILY Available for any of our childbirth services: $25 | $50 | $100 | $200 | and more! How to purchase a gift certificate – childbirth services – for you friends or family members? Pay online using PayPal Pay at: odile@mybirthcompanion.com – Include the name of the […]


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7 easy exercises during pregnancy

August 19, 2015

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Mamanatural.com has posted this wonderful video on 7 easy exercises during pregnancy that will help you to achieve an optimal fetal position Watch the video here As a birth doula and a childbirth educator in Baltimore, MD and Washington DC, I highly recommend exercises during your pregnancy (Always seek the advice of your physician or […]


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