Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

From Psychoprophylactic to Orgasmic Birth

Buy Article:

$24.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

The assumptions on which educators based childbirth education principles were valid when psychoprophylactic birth became available. Yet, educators and health-care providers have changed their assumptions about birth as they have learned more from the midwifery model of care, how women want to give birth, and how capable the body is to give birth. Educators' teaching must now emphasize the synchrony of hormones that facilitates birth, the Sphincter Law, and the sharing of woman-to-woman stories throughout the generations if birth is to be set in its rightful place—in the hands of the mothers.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: ecstatic birth; natural birth; orgasmic birth; psychoprophylactic birth; undisturbed birth

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 2009

More about this publication?
  • The Journal of Perinatal Education is no longer available to subscribers on Ingenta Connect. Please go to to access your online subscription to The Journal of Perinatal Education.
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more