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Bringing a new life into the world is a remarkable journey, filled with excitement, anticipation, and the occasional surge of nerves. At Devout Doula Services, we understand the significance of this transformative experience and are committed to supporting expectant parents every step of the way. That’s why we are thrilled to announce the latest addition to our comprehensive services: childbirth education!

Why Childbirth Education Matters

Childbirth education is an invaluable resource for expectant parents. It empowers them with knowledge, dispels common misconceptions, and builds confidence to make informed decisions throughout their birth journey. Our carefully curated childbirth education program is designed to provide a holistic approach, addressing physical, emotional, and practical aspects of pregnancy, birth, and beyond.

Inclusive and Supportive Classes

At Devout Doula Services, we believe that every person deserves access to quality childbirth education, regardless of their background, orientation, or circumstances. Our classes are inclusive spaces that honor and celebrate diversity. We welcome expectant parents from all communities, and our facilitators are allies dedicated to creating a safe, judgment-free environment for everyone.

Virtual and In-Person Learning

We understand that life can get busy, and different circumstances call for different learning options. That’s why we are excited to offer our childbirth education classes both virtually and in person. Whether you prefer the convenience of online learning or the interpersonal connection of face-to-face sessions, we have you covered. Our virtual classes provide a flexible learning experience, accessible from the comfort of your own home. Alternatively, our in-person classes offer the opportunity to engage with our experienced facilitators and connect with other expectant parents in your community.

What to Expect in Our Childbirth Education Classes

Our comprehensive childbirth education program covers a wide range of topics, tailored to meet the unique needs of expectant parents. Here’s a sneak peek into some of the key areas we explore:

  • Understanding the Stages of Labor: Learn about the various stages of labor, including signs and symptoms, and strategies to cope effectively.
  • Pain Management Techniques: Discover a variety of pain relief options, both medical and natural, to help you make informed decisions based on your personal preferences.
  • Partner Support and Involvement: Explore ways to involve your partner or support person during labor and delivery, fostering a stronger bond and shared experience.
  • Breathing and Relaxation Techniques: Master relaxation techniques and breathing exercises that can promote a calm and positive birth experience.
  • Postpartum Care and Parenting: Gain insights into postpartum recovery, newborn care, breastfeeding, and nurturing the parent-child bond during the early days and weeks.

Book a Complimentary Discovery Call

We invite you to take the first step towards a confident and empowered birth experience by booking a complimentary discovery call with us. Our knowledgeable and compassionate team is ready to answer your questions, provide additional information, and help you choose the childbirth education option that best suits your needs. Click HERE to schedule your call today.

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Sophia Antoine

Sophia Antoine


Sophia Antoine is a dedicated and compassionate doula with nearly two decades of experience in supporting families through their pregnancy, labor, and postpartum journeys. A native of Arcadia, FL, Sophia has made it her mission to empower and educate mothers and families on the importance of holistic, culturally sensitive, and evidence-based birth support.

Sophia brings a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by families in the American healthcare system. She is passionate about advocating for birth justice and reducing health disparities within her community.

Beyond her professional credentials, Sophia brings warmth, empathy, and a reassuring presence to every birthing space. She is well-versed in a variety of comfort measures, including rebozo techniques, acupressure, and aromatherapy, and she tailors her approach to the unique needs and preferences of each family she serves.

When Sophia is not supporting families during their most transformative moments, she enjoys reading, teaching Zumba, working out, and advocating for maternal health policy reform. Sophia is grateful for the opportunity to serve her community as a doula and childbirth educator, and she remains committed to creating safe, nurturing, and empowering birth experiences for all families.