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“As a supporter of undisturbed birth, I’ve waited a long time for a film like this! Orgasmic Birth is much more than a film about how to experience pleasure in birth. It’s about viewing birth as a natural bodily function, rather than an inherently dangerous, painful medical event that needs to be managed, controlled and medicated. It’s about tapping into our own natural resources, instead of turning ourselves over to the medical establishment to “save” us from ourselves. Any natural bodily function proceeds best when it’s done in privacy, and this is what the women in the film advocate. Unfortunately, most members of the medical profession pretend that birth isn’t sexual, yet it involves the same hormones, organs and emotions as sex. When we recognize the inherent sexuality of childbirth, overcome our fears and inhibitions, and keep strangers away as much as possible, birth CAN be ecstatic if not orgasmic. It certainly was for me. I highly recommend this film, and know it is destined to change the way society views our most intimate act of creation. We do NOT have to choose between a medicated, medically managed birth and a painful, difficult “natural” one. There is a third choice and Debra Pascali-Bonaro has found it!
Laura Shanley, Birth Counselor
Share the power and the passion of Orgasmic Birth with your community by hosting a screening event to raise awareness and, if you wish, money for your organization.
Each Orgasmic Birth screening host will receive a DVD of the film and a guide to hosting a panel discussion. Topics include how to choose panelists, suggested discussion questions, and a list of resources on issues related to childbirth, including the intimate and sexual nature of birth.
Hosts will also receive a comprehensive guide to effecting change in birthing practices locally, nationally, and globally.
Maternity care is in crisis. We must talk about these issues, but not stop there; it is time to move into action. Your screening of Orgasmic Birth will provide a venue for fruitful discussion and planning.
We look forward to working with you to host a fundraising or other event for your organization.
Your Orgasmic Birth Team
Fill out the online Orgasmic Birth Screening Reservation Form. We will post your screening date(s) on our website’s listing of upcoming events and add your organization to our database for future mailings. If you have not selected a date or dates for your screening(s) yet, please insert in the form whatever you do know ("November 2008," "winter 2008-09," etc.) and submit it. When your dates are final, send them in an e-mail message to email@example.com, clearly identifying your organization.
Click here to fill out & submit the Orgasmic Birth Educational Use DVD License Agreement. If you wish to host additional events in the future, as we hope you will, you must apply for written permission for each showing by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be no additional fees charged for each new showing.
The DVD is available in either NTSC (National Television System Committee) or PAL (Phase Alternating Line) format. When ordering, you will be asked which one you want. Before placing your order, determine which format will work with your equipment, based on the country from which you are ordering.
NTSC is the analog television system used in North America (the United States, Canada, and Mexico), Central America, western South America, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, and certain other countries. PAL is used in western Europe, Australia, and eastern South America. A global map indicating which countries use each system is available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTSC.
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Products are sold through Global Birth Fair - please contact them with questions about your order. Do not write directly to the Orgasmic Birth website.
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After your event, please take a few minutes to provide Host feedback. This is a great opportunity for any delegated person in your organization to share details of your event, including photos, for possible posting on this website.
Debra Pascali Bonaro is the director of Orgasmic Birth and co-author of the book Orgasmic Birth, Your Guide to a Safe, Satisfying and Pleasurable Birth Experience. Debra helps birth pros and new families all over the world learn about the details of gentle birth. Visit www.debrapascalibonaro.com to join in a webinar, attend a destination workshop and learn more about natural childbirth.
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