Ep. 84 - Embracing Pleasure: Breaking the Taboo of Orgasmic Birth

In this episode of the Orgasmic Birth Podcast, acclaimed host Debra Pascali Bonaro delves into the unspoken barriers surrounding pleasure and orgasmic birth. With deep insights on societal stigmas, the impact of cultural and religious beliefs, and the fear of misunderstanding, Debra presents a revolutionary approach to birthing—one that encompasses love, pleasure, and emotional well being. Discover how embracing the concept of pleasure can lead to a transformative birthing experience, reduce fear and anxiety, enhance the mind body connection, and foster a compassionate birthing environment. With firsthand accounts and expert perspectives, this episode challenges societal norms, uplifts the power of positive birthing experiences, and dares listeners to join the orgasmic birth evolution.

Don’t miss this opportunity to journey toward a more inclusive, informed, and pleasurable approach to childbirth. Join Debra Pascali Bonaro in this compelling narrative and unlock the secrets to a positive and orgasmic birth experience.

In This Episode:

  • Emphasizing that pregnancy and childbirth are deeply transformative processes filled with emotions and sensations.
  • Discussing the importance of emotional well being and feeling safe, respected, and empowered during birth.
  • Encouraging listeners to define orgasmic birth for themselves.
  • Explaining the concept of orgasmic birth as a birth in one’s power, filled with moments of pleasure, love, intimacy, and the potential for a birthgasm.
  • Exploring societal stigmas and taboos around female pleasure and the difficulty in acknowledging orgasmic birth.
  • Highlighting the impact of medicalization, fear of misunderstanding, lack of education, and cultural and religious beliefs on discussions about pleasure and orgasmic birth.
  • Addressing the potential benefits of embracing orgasmic birth, including reducing fear and anxiety, enhancing the mind body connection, and challenging societal norms and stigmas.
  • Discussing the role of pleasure and intimacy in preparing for a positive and transformative birthing experience.
  • Calling for a more inclusive and informed approach to childbirth, where pleasure, love, fear, challenges, and emotional well being are openly discussed.
  • Encouraging listeners to join the revolution and be a part of the orgasmic birth evolution.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Orgasmic birth is about feeling powerful, safe, respected, and includes moments of pleasure, love, and intimacy, with the possibility of experiencing a “birthgasm.”
  • Societal stigma, fear of misunderstanding, lack of education, and cultural & religious beliefs contribute to reluctance in embracing the concept of orgasmic birth.
  • Embracing orgasmic birth can reduce fear and anxiety, enhance the mind body connection, empower parents, challenge societal norms, and bring healing to past traumas.
  • There’s a need for a more inclusive and informed approach to childbirth, balancing medical interventions with a respectful and caring approach.
  • It’s important to prepare for orgasmic birth by developing a pleasure practice, enhancing communication, and expanding knowledge of sexuality, leading to an enhanced sexual life for new parents.
  • Sharing valuable resources like the podcast with friends and care teams can open up discussions about preparing for birth.

Key Quotes:

“Orgasmic birth is possible. It’s time to  add your voice and be a part of the orgasmic birth evolution.” – Debra Pascali Bonaro

“People that prepare for an orgasmic birth feel more positive about their birth, about their bodies, and go into parenthood with this power.” -Debra Pascali Bonaro

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Pleasurable Birth Essentials is Debra’s signature online childbirth class for expectant parents. Learn to positively prepare for birth with evidence based education, tools for comfort, pleasure and more. https://www.orgasmicbirth.com/pleasurable-birth-essentials/ 

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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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