Ep. 60 - Incorporating Pleasure Into Childbirth to Prepare for an Orgasmic Birth with Suzannah Weiss

Join Debra Pascali Bonaro and Suzannah Weiss as they explore the transformative power of pleasure in childbirth. Discover how living orgasmically can heal trauma, cultivate breast sensitivity through massage, and create a birth plan that supports orgasmic births. Uncover techniques for staying calm during labor and envisioning the energy of your baby spiraling around you.

Suzannah Weiss is a sex and relationship writer, multi-certified sex educator, sex and love coach, sexual assault counselor, and birth doula, helping people to live their lives orgasmically. Her writing on gender, sexuality, love, and social justice has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, and more. She is the author of Subjectified: Becoming a Sexual Subject, which you can order on Amazon.

Don’t miss this conversation on embracing pleasure in childbirth!

In this episode:

  • Suzannah Weiss’s research on orgasmic birth challenges societal misconceptions about women’s bodies and the notion that childbirth must be painful.
  • Practical techniques like visualization, breathwork, and meditations are shared for preparing for an orgasmic birth.
  • Tips for preparing for an orgasmic birth include mindfulness practices, embracing intense sensations, and experimenting with different forms of touch, emphasizing the integration of sexuality and childbirth.
  • Ideas like using personal mementos or exploring hypnobirthing techniques to address fear and promote relaxation are recommended.
  • The importance of embracing sensations and energy for a fulfilling birthing experience is highlighted
  • Suzannah aims to assist trauma survivors in experiencing childbirth as a positive and healing event.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Importance of a supportive team and comfortable birth setting in facilitating an orgasmic birth, even within a medical environment.
  • Birth is part of a birthing person’s sexuality and should not be shamed.
  • Orgasmic breath work and breast massages help to cultivate breast sensitivity
  • Keeping a healthy sex life during pregnancy can help with an orgasmic birth.
  • Take a moment to connect with the calmness and love in your heart for your child.
  • Consider taking something with you that reminds you of your child.

Tweetable Quotes:

“Fear escalates into more tension. So you can find a way to just nip the fear in the bud, whatever that is.” – Suzannah Weiss

“Imagine the baby or the energy spiraling around you and making its way out, and you’re just there to facilitate it.” – Suzannah Weiss

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Pleasurable Birth Essentials: Transform Pain to Power provides a unique blend of sexy scientific  knowledge, engaging activities, birth stories, and expert guidance to lead you to unlocking your inner power and your innate pleasure.