From Psychoprophylactic to Orgasmic Birth

  title={From Psychoprophylactic to Orgasmic Birth},
  author={Barbara A. Hotelling},
  journal={Journal of Perinatal Education},
  pages={45 - 48}
  • B. Hotelling
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Perinatal Education
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… 
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