Orgasmic Birth

Orgasmic Birth

85 Episodes

Orgasmic Birth Podcast: Pleasure in pregnancy, birth and parenting. I believe pleasure is our birthright - from our sexuality, birth, parenting and beyond, we can find pleasure when we create space for joy and intimacy in our lives. Join me to have deep conversations about breaking the taboos of Sexuality + Motherhood/Parenthood. Listen to leading experts in sexuality, healing and childbirth as well as stories from new parents, doulas, doctors, midwives and nurses. We will discuss how to positively prepare for childbirth and parenting by expanding love and intimacy in your life.

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Orgasmic Birth
  • Discover the Secrets to Love, Pleasure, and Intimacy in Childbirth and Parenting

    Episode 1

    Welcome to Orgasmic Birth! This is a podcast about pleasure in birth, parenting, and birthing. The podcast covers topics such as sexuality, taboos, birth trauma, postpartum sex, and more. The host, Debra Pascali Bonaro, is a doula who aims to provide information that will help people have more po...

  • The Anatomy of Arousal with Rachel Gross .

    Episode 2

    People who are less open about their sexuality may be less likely to experience pleasure because they may regard pleasure to be psychologically improper. This is heavily influenced by how our society labels and looks at sexuality as a taboo which goes back to history.

    In this episode, Rachel Gro...

  • From Sexual Orgasm to Orgasmic Births with Renee Rodríguez .

    Episode 3

    You'd probably seen enough of people on TV and in movies suffering terrible, difficult deliveries, with plenty of screaming and sobbing (and perhaps a spouse's hand being squeezed, too). As a result, some women fear pregnancy, while others decide not to have children at all! But what if giving bi...

  • The Hormones of Love, Sex, and Childbirth with Dr. Sarah Buckley.

    Episode 4

    Hormones play a huge part in our bodies and because of this, one of the things we can do is make sure in the early stages of labor, women are as comfortable as possible. How do we ensure that our hormones help to facilitate successful labor and birth?
    Dr. Sarah Buckley talks about the changes tha...

  • Embrace the Wild of Intimate Birth with Marrit Vos .

    Episode 5

    Are you ready to welcome change and break away from the stigma surrounding childbirth? In this episode, my guest, Marrit Vos tells her story of how she embraced an intimate and wild birth despite fears and doubts. She describes her experience of labor, which was both empowering and beautiful. Lis...

  • The Journey to Orgasmic Birth: From Pain to Power and Pleasure .

    Episode 6

    Fear can be contagious. Unfortunately, when thinking about giving birth, the common thoughts are fear, pain, and fear of pain… It doesn’t have to be that way. Orgasmic birth is the ultimate expression of love and intimacy between a woman and her baby. It can help to create a sense of safety and s...

  • Live & Birth Freely and Connect With Your Sexuality with Naoli Vinaver .

    Episode 7

    What does it take to allow ourselves to go into the realms of pleasure during childbirth in order to have a positive experience? In this episode, Naoli Vinaver tackles midwifery techniques and emphasizes the importance of pleasure during childbirth. Listen closely as she describes the physical an...

  • From Belly to Yoni: A Mother's Journey to Natural Birthing with Sokhna Heathyre

    Episode 8

    Understanding our beautiful, natural design and allowing ourselves to be in alignment leads us to a joyful and empowering childbirth. Sokhna Heathyre Mabin talks about her journey from her initial challenging childbirth experience to birthing naturally full of pleasure and trust in her own body. ...

  • The Art of Connecting with Your Body for a Lifetime of Bliss with Sheila Kamara

    Episode 9

    Sexuality is often seen as a commodity in today's society, which removes its sacredness. The disconnect has led to generations of people not enjoying their birth experience. Sheila Kamara Hay shares how letting the sexual energy flow from our bodies as opposed to resistance allows for magnified p...

  • Reclaiming Our Birth: Transmuting Painful Histories into Power with Piper...

    Episode 10

    Birth is a powerful experience that can help to heal barriers and open the door to more love and intimacy in life. It’s time to reclaim the narrative of childbirth. In this episode, we welcome Piper Lovemore to discuss the transformative power of childbirth. As a woman of color, she had to naviga...

  • Feel it to Heal From it: How to Reawaken Your Sexual Energy After Baby

    Episode 11

    Are you ready to prioritize your happiness and pleasure? In this episode, Debra shares the acronym P.L.E.A.S.U.R.E.S. and how these steps can deepen your connection to your body and sexuality. After birth, it is common for women to feel less sexy and desirable to themselves and others. Our birth ...

  • How to Keep Your Sexual Health during Pregnancy and Postpartum with Dr. Rachel

    Episode 12

    Did you know that sexual health is just like any other aspect of health? As sexual beings, it’s important we understand and honor that sexuality is part of being human, and that there should be no shame is discussing, addressing, and caring for it. Pregnancy and postpartum introduces it’s own ple...

  • Oxytocin: The Hormone of Love, Birth, Bonding, and Breastfeeding with Dr. Sarah

    Episode 13

    How significant is the role of oxytocin in our bodies during labor and after birth? Dr. Sarah Buckley joined us in Episode 4 to talk about the hormones of Love, Sex and Childbirth. Today, Dr. Buckley is back to get in-depth on the roles of hormones when interventions are needed and on how to fill...

  • A Powerful Message for Women: Manifest Your Orgasmic Birth with Gina Ojeda

    Episode 14

    How do we manifest a blissful, orgasmic birth? It involves targetting your limiting beliefs and looking more deeply into our minds and bodies. Today’s episode features Gina Ojeda, who will be sharing her powerful personal experience of a blissful birth. Listen in and explore the topic of pleasure...

  • Doulas: The Missing Link in Maternity Care

    Episode 15

    What is a doula, and why is it essential to have one? In this episode, Debra shares her insights on the role of doulas in childbirth. When we look back historically, it is apparent that female companions during birth, now known as “doulas” were a significant part of the calm, connection and safet...

  • The Power of Words: Transforming Fear into Strength with Donna Tabas

    Episode 16

    Words are powerful - we hear this phrase often. Did you know that this is also applied at birth? In this episode, Debra welcomes Donna Tabas as they discuss how birthing can be a beautiful experience despite the challenges. Listen closely as Donna focuses on the terminologies during birth on what...

  • Cervix: A Key to Pleasure and Orgasms with Olivia Bryant

    Episode 17

    How much do you know about the cervix? If not much, then you’re not alone. Listen in as we unlock the mysteries of this wonderful organ that plays a role in childbirth. In this episode, Debra welcomes Olivia Bryant to talk about the cervix and how it can be an organ of pleasure. She believes ever...

  • Ep. 18 - Be a Goddess for your Birth

    Episode 18

    Birth can be safe, healthy, and empowering for women. With proper preparation and the right support team, there’s a greater chance of achieving orgasmic birth, leaving a wonderful memory for you and your partner. In this episode, Doula Andrea Hausheer discusses how home birth can be a wonderful e...

  • Transform Pain to Power With Pleasure

    Episode 19

    In this episode, Debra discusses how your environment plays a huge role in having a safe and pleasurable birthing experience

  • Harness Your Raw Power: A Powerful & Transformational Birth with Sarah...

    Episode 20

    Sarah and Matthew Bivens are the creators of Doing It At Home, a platform for empowering home birth content and community. The Doing It At Home podcast started in 2016 when they were pregnant with their first child and switched from hospital birth to a home birth halfway through the pregnancy.

  • Take Charge of Your Labor and Birth with Henci Goer

    Episode 21

    Learning how your body works at the end of pregnancy and during childbirth will help you be in charge and have a positive birth experience. In this episode, we are joined by Henci Goer, Birth Options Expert, Author & Educator who shares how women could prepare for intentional vaginal birth. Henci...

  • Strategizing your Powerful Birth Journey with Theresa Lasbrey Peters

    Episode 22

    How do we have a powerful birth journey that leaves us empowered? Are you ready to allow yourself to experience pleasure in birth?
    In this episode, we are joined by Theresa Lasbrey Peters. She is a Birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist. Founder of Nnenna Birth. Her mission is to rev...

  • Take Care of Your Body After Birth with Claire Eccleston

    Episode 23

    Our body has been through a lot after childbirth. It is only rightful that we take time to recover and honor it. In this episode, we are joined by Claire Eccleston, a mother of three beautiful children, an experienced registered midwife, a Spinning Babies® approved trainer, and a biodynamic crani...

  • The Pleasure in Birth & Parenting with Melissa Ambrosini

    Episode 24

    No one deserves to have a traumatic birth experience. Every human being on this earth deserves to have an empowering and pleasurable experience.

    In this conversation, Melissa Ambrosini delves into how pleasure played a significant role in her birth and relationship and what helped her and her pa...