The author discusses how the doula can help families bring more love and pleasure to childbirth.
Debra Pascali-Bonaro is the Founder and President of Pain to Power Online Childbirth Classes, chair of the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative, and advisor to Human Rights in Childbirth, Healthy Mother Birth Center India, and International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA). She is an inspirational international speaker. Debra’s passion comes from her years as a Lamaze International childbirth educator, and birth and postpartum doula trainer with DONA International. She has worked with women and men, midwives, doulas, and physicians in over 30 countries, bringing respect, love, and pleasure to birth and life!
Debra is the director of the award-winning documentary Orgasmic Birth: The Best-Kept Secret and co-author of Orgasmic Birth: Your Guide to a Safe, Satisfying and Pleasurable Birth and Nurturing Beginnings: MotherLove’s Guide to Postpartum Home Care for Doulas and Outreach Workers, which explore the intimate and sacred nature of birth.
View Debra’s websites to learn more about her Workshop and retreats:
- orgasmicbirth.com (view her award-winning documentary here)
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I have learned to love unconditionally, to accept, to trust, to believe and to follow my intuition. The tools I once thought I needed, I found were actually within me all the time. It is the same with you—I hope that your toolkit becomes lighter as you look deeper inside to see your authentic self and learn that being is doing! Read more…. A Doula’s Bag-of-Tricks: What’s in it for You?
This article outlines the 10 steps developed by the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative to help ensure that women everywhere are guaranteed the basic human right of humane and evidence-based maternity care. Read more…. The International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative: A Human Rights Approach to Optimal Maternity Care