In this episode, Debra shares how expecting mothers can positively prepare for an orgasmic birth. From researching birth options to expressing feelings and wishes through birth art, Debra helps create a birth plan that reflects their preferences. She discusses ways to make labor enjoyable, such as using movement, creating a safe environment, and limiting vaginal exams. With valuable tips on communication, pain management, and making cesarean births positive, this episode is a must-listen for soon-to-be parents.
In this episode:
Good communication with the care team is key to having a positive birth experience
Recognizing the baby's own path and being prepared for a fluid process is essential to achieving an orgasmic birth
Research and understand the different options available for the place of birth and the caregivers, including physicians, midwives, and doulas
Write a mission statement about the core beliefs and values of the birthing experience and stay positive when stating preferences in the birth plan
Creating and communicating birth preferences, or birth desires, is an essential part of preparing for a safe, gentle, and pleasurable birth.
It's important to put time into understanding and researching your options for childbirth, to craft your desires and discuss them with your care team
Understanding birth options is essential to have choices during childbirth, and communication with caregivers is key to ensuring a positive birth experience
Knowing the difference between physicians, midwives, and doulas is vital in choosing a caregiver that aligns with your birth preferences, and open communication with them is crucial
“Always remember that birth is a dance for two, and that you'll create your preferences and labor will let you know what's safest and best for you and your baby.” - Debra Pascali Bonaro