What if birth could be one of the most ecstatic, pleasurable and positive experiences of your life?

Our new ebook will guide you through the ABCs of Orgasmic Birth, how to use pleasure as a tool for birth and a bonus real-life orgasmic birth story.


Whether choosing to give birth at home, in a hospital, or in a birthing center, Orgasmic Birth provides all the necessary tools and guidance women need to design the birth plan that’s best for them

360 pages

Too many women experience birth as nothing more than a routine or painful event. In her much-praised film Orgasmic Birth, acclaimed filmmaker Debra Pascali-Bonaro showed that in fact childbirth is a process to be enjoyed and cherished. 
Now she joins forces with renowned author and activist Elizabeth Davis to offer an enlightening program to help women attain the most empowering and satisfying birth experience possible. While an orgasmic birth can induce feelings of intense, ecstatic pleasure, it is ultimately about taking control of one’s own body and making the best informed decisions to have a safe, memorable, and joyful birthing.

“Despite hundreds of years of negative programming, labor and birth can be a soul-stirring experience! Let Orgasmic Birth be your inspiration to claim a pleasurable, empowering birth.”

Christiane Northrup, MD, author of “Womens Bodies, Womens Wisdom” and “The Wisdom of Menopause”

  • Featuring amazing birth stories from mothers and their partners
  • Filled with practical advice and solutions for a more pleasurable birth
  • New frontier of empowered, intimate childbirth

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For BULK purchases, please contact Anna Kotopoulos / to host a book signing with Debra or Elizabeth, please contact Aly Mostel


Our postpartum guide takes you through the new mother’s journey and into your own as you explore what it means to be “in service of a postpartum woman and her family.” Nurturing Beginnings was one of the first comprehensive postpartum training manuals and is on the current DONA Reading List for Postpartum Doulas.

360 pages

  • The Role of The Doula
  • Home Visiting
  • Providing Care with Caution: Protecting Health & Safety in The Home & Car
  • Honoring Postpartum Women and Teaching Self-Care
  • Easing Postpartum Adjustment
  • Appreciating Your Clients’ Cultural Diversity by Karen Salt
  • Newborn Basics: Appearance, Behavior, and Care
  • Offering Support to Partners and Siblings
  • Supporting The Breastfeeding Mother (Donna Williams & Opal Horvat Advisors) ​
  • Unexpected Outcomes: Caring for The Family at a Time of Loss
  • Nurturing Yourself by Carlita Reyes
  • Pursuing Professional Development and Building Your Practice
This book is an excellent resource for all doulas, birth and postpartum. It is a[n} excellent guide for topics to be covered by birth doulas as they prepare their clients for life with baby. It is a step by step instruction manual for postpartum doulas in their work with new families. For me, it is ultimate refresher class to my prior postpartum doula training with Debra.”

Amazon Verified Customer 


Also includes poems by Maureen Cannon and “A Doula Speaks” writings from the authors adding insights to the chapters.

Revisions and contributions to the updated version were made by Leah DeCesare and contributions by leaders in the field who permitted us to reprint their previously published work include Penny Simkin, Marshall Klaus, John H. Kennell, Cathy Romeo, and William Sears. Nurturing Beginnings has a tremendous amount of links and resources valuable to birthworkers of varying levels of experience. We hope you enjoy reading Nurturing Beginnings and making it a valuable tool amongst your birth resources.

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