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Odile Penet

Odile Penet


Placenta Encapsulation Specialist +
Childbirth Educator

Odile Penet (Pronounced “Oh-deel”) – She/Her/Hers – is a Certified Childbirth Doula (DONA International), a Postpartum Doula/Baby Nurse (IFSI, France), a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, Certified Self-Hypnosis for Childbirth Instructor, and a PBi trained Placenta Encapsulation Specialist.


Odile has a degree in early childhood education, is a French native speaker and provides her services in both English and in French.


She has been serving families for 20 years and she has safely encapsulated hundreds of placentas, using a method based on Tradition Chinese Medicine. 


  • PBi Trained Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

  • Certified Childbirth Doula  - DONA International

  • Postpartum Doula/Baby Nurse - IFSI, France

  • Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator

  • Certified Self-Hypnosis for Childbirth Instructor


  • Safely encapsulated over 350 placentas

  • Attended over 400 births as a Doula

  • Taught 1,000's of Childbirth Ed Classes

  • Co-creator of The Womb Room's Inclusive Childbirth Education Curriculum

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Odile's Classes:

Odile's Services

Holistic Childbirth Series


This 6-week class will provide you with the tools and information you need to understand the process of labor and birth, teach you relaxation techniques for increasing comfort in labor and help you understand hospital procedures and medication options.


Whether you’re hoping for an unmedicated birth or are looking forward to an epidural, planning for a c-section or hoping for a VBAC (vaginal birth after c-section) -- this class will leave you feeling empowered and prepared to navigate your baby’s special birth-day!


Detailed workbook included. *Note that for any missed classes, instructor will provide a make-up video for home-viewing.  $395 per couple.

Holistic Childbirth Essentials

Learn the basics of birth in this full-day class, starting from prenatal nutrition and exercise for staying healthy and "low-risk"; what to expect during labor, epidurals, and cesarean sections; coping techniques and comfort measures basics; and writing a birth plan. Class time is 7 hours (including a lunch break). $295 per couple.

Comfort Measures


This workshop is designed to help both partners build confidence for the big day. You will take in lots of relaxation, comfort measures, massage, imagery for labor, as well as communication skills for labor.


This workshop does not replace a childbirth education course. The beautiful workbook that comes with this workshop is one you will want to spend time with for the duration of the pregnancy. Class time approximately 2.5-3 hours. $195 per couple.

Postpartum + Baby Basics


This is your manual for early parenthood! Topics include newborn procedures, baby-wearing, safe sleep, postpartum topics, and baby comfort techniques to help you and your partner get off to a great start with your new baby. Class time is approximately 2.5-3 hours. $195 per couple.

Zenful Birth™

Prepare for a relaxed birth, learning techniques of mindful breathing, hypnobirthing/self-hypnosis, visualizations, guided meditation and Sophrology. 

You will create your own birth affirmations and build confidence in birthing your baby, and walk away with easy-to-use coping tools using mindfulness and dynamic relaxation. 

This workshop is only for the pregnant person, and is only offered in-person. $195 per person.

Not seeing class dates that work with your schedule or due date?

Prefer learning in a 1-on-1 setting?


The Womb Room offers Private Childbirth Classes with our Expert Educators!

Contact or Book Odile Penet

Contact me at Education@WombRoom.Mom - I'll get back to you soon!

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