Are you looking for the best source for childbirth education?
Do you wish you had a solid understanding of childbirth prior to attending your doula workshop?
Or maybe you are looking for the best tools, tips and resources to share with your clients knowing that the information is reliable, evidence based, and up to date?
You’ve come to the right place!
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Pleasurable Essentials Course
Learn the essentials for a healthy pregnancy and birth with our 5 Module Condensed Course. Includes comfort techniques, birth story inspiration and our book and film. It’s the perfect Introduction to Childbirth for those beginning their journey as doulas.
Comprehensive Bliss Course
Comprehensive Bliss includes all Pleasurable Birth Essentials Content plus 5 additional Modules, Spinning Babies and 18 Lamaze CEUs. You’ll have all of the tools you need to prepare your clients for a safe, satisfying and pleasurable birth experience.
Would you like to be able to offer your clients more than just the standard indoctrination to hospital birth?
We know that overuse of valuable technology and surgery is actually harming MotherBaby.
There is a way to support healthy birth and create more pleasure, fun and comfort.
Knowledge is power!
Are you worried about the unpredictable nature of childbirth and want to feel you understand all birth options?
Would you like more information, the latest science and evidence, a guide to how to support and facilitate informed decision making – an essential doula role?
Science confirms that there are safer and healthier ways to birth babies gently. Whether your clients would like a natural birth or will need technology – we will guide you to learn all of the options to support a safe, satisfying birth in any setting.
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Get started today with one of our fun online, interactive childbirth courses!
Access to the answers
You’ll receive a one year membership, access to our award winning film and book “Orgasmic Birth” and personal email support with me, your virtual doula.
You will know how to find the answers to all of the options your client could consider for birth.
Hi, I'm Debra Pascali-Bonaro
and I’m so glad you are here!
I believe you’ve come to the right place for beginning or expanding your doula knowledge!
As a doula trainer for over 30 years, I have gathered the best tips and wisdom from around the world and put it all together for you in my online childbirth class.
You’ll save hours of time and research knowing that you can visit our course to grab the latest childbirth information.
My pleasurable childbirth education will guide your doula practice to offer the latest and best opportunities to reduce pain and help MotherBaby and Partners birth with more respect, love and pleasure.
I’ve trained thousands of parents, doulas, midwives, doctors and nurses in the safest and most pleasurable ways to support a healthy, empowering birth experience.
All over the world the highly medicalized birth model is creating challenges that have gone too far and can put MotherBaby at risk instead of keeping them safe.
Change is happening, but we need you.
Pleasurable Birth Essentials
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Our course begins with an opportunity for you and your partner to be inspired by our award-winning documentary “Orgasmic Birth: The Best-Kept Secret”, the film will challenge and guide you to look at your preconceived ideas and fears around childbirth. You will see the emotional, spiritual, and physical heights attainable through a gentle loving model of birth as seven women and their partners share their most intimate moments. A joyous, sensuous and revolutionary experience. You will never think about birth the same way!
This module we will be giving you tools to prepare your body and mind for the birth of your baby. You will look at the language of birth and go deeper to identify how cultural fears and programming can shape your perceptions of birth, and how they can then lead to your experience of birth. We will then explore ways to re-frame your perceptions creating new language of birth. We will also discuss your birth hormones, the process of birth and the importance of finding positions that create comfort and ease for you and your baby in early labor.
The dance of labor begins with inspiring birth videos, rebozo technique, Lamaze tips for a safe and healthy birth, information on continuous labor support, including how a doula can assist you and your partner during labor.
Real birth stories and videos (from around the world) will inspire you to consider how you hope to weave the physical, emotional, spiritual and sexual aspects of yourself into childbirth. Begin preparing your birth bag and tool kit for comfort as our exercises provide you and your partner opportunities for discussion and reflect on the birth you desire.
This week you will learn all sorts of tools and tips for comfort in labor! We will share many of our best kept secrets for comfort including: touch, rebozo, acupressure in labor, visualization, dance, song/music, and hydrotherapy.
This module, you will be ready to go deeper into comfort techniques in labor with an emphasis on pleasure. We will look closely at the role of the “love hormone” and its role in childbirth and in our sexuality. We will discuss the importance of communication and healing, guide you to explore with your partner how he/she can help you release your birth hormones, and ways to create the safety and privacy you desire to release your hormones and feel loved in labor.
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Our Comprehensive Bliss Course includes enhanced Pleasurable Birth Essentials, 5 Additional Modules, bonus content, Spinning Babies Films and more…
Accepted by Lamaze, DONA and many other organizations, our Lamaze CEUs are a wonderful way to ensure you are receiving your continuing education required to maintain your Certifications. Review all pages in the course and answer a short quiz at the end of each Module to receive a Certificate.
Learn about the common medical procedures that you may be offered and the right questions to ask to understand the options fully – known as “informed decision” making during childbirth. Knowing all of your options will ensure you are respected and can have a safe, satisfying birth in any setting or situation.
We will provide tips and tricks for asking questions in a positive way and discussing your birth preferences with your caregiver(s).
Cesarean birth (c-section) is sometimes necessary for the health of either Mother or Baby, but when it is necessary, it can be done with respect, dignity and in a gentle way that can preserve and protect your memory of birth. This week we will take you through options for preferences should a cesarean birth become necessary and will help to prepare you to have a safe, satisfying gentle cesarean. We will address questions to ask your doctor or midwife to explore your options including skin-to-skin, delayed cord clamping, updates throughout the birth, and more. You will hear inspiring stories from families who had an opportunity for a gentle cesarean, and we will also share with you resources for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
The first hour and days of life are precious. We will help you to plan the first hour and days of your newborn baby’s life, provide you with the latest science on: delayed cord-clamping, the placenta including lotus birth, skin-to-skin contact (kangaroo care), breastfeeding, the breast crawl, the golden hour, attachment parenting, baby-wearing, singing to baby and other ideas for you to consider and prepare for the first hours and days of baby’s life.
The birth of your baby is only the beginning. There is still much to consider and learn about way you can enhance and prepare for caring for your precious newborn(s) We will share science and suggestions for bonding with your baby, getting baby to latch, breastfeeding, night time parenting including: safe co-sleeping, newborn sleep patterns and infant massage. Your body is going through many changes now, and there is more to consider in how you feel about and prepare for your post-pregnancy body, postpartum sex and what to expect regarding sexuality after birth, understanding your changing hormones, postpartum depression, and creating a postpartum care plan. A bonus meditation session is shared to help you prepare for relaxation now, and during your postpartum period!
Spinning Babies Parent Class shows you what to do for an easier birth with practical and detailed preparation to help baby in the best position to fit the pelvis and solutions when labor seems long, painful, or has a stall! And, if practiced daily, an easier labor and birth are likely.
Gail Tully, midwife, and Sarah Longacre, international prenatal yoga instructor and birth doula, offer a unique instructional video for comfort in pregnancy now, and in your upcoming birth.
I will share with you many ways to support your clients physically, emotionally and pleasurably.
Birth is Sexual! Learn tips to love through labor with touch, connection and support. You’ll understand the best ways to enhance the hormones of birth and pleasure.
Our video collection will help you to expand your toolkit of comfort. You’ll feel prepared to practice techniques with Rebozo, Movement, Dance, Massage, HydroTherapy, Heat/Cold, Acupressure, Sensuality and more!
Birth Stories from around the world will inspire you to prepare a dream birth ambiance in any location.
Our guest experts share their tips for safe and healthy birth, meditation, birth preferences, relaxation, nutrition and more. Includes content from: Dr. Eve Agee, Dr. Sarah Buckley, Carrie Contey, PhD., Gail Tully, and so many more!
Our Private Facebook Group and Email Support will be available to you throughout the course and beyond. Receive the best of both worlds: personal support + online education.
With guidance from Debra and many guest experts, you’ll feel prepared to use our birth plan template and begin guiding your clients to determining their own preferences.
Women report that being a part of the decision making process helps them to feel empowered and respected. You’ll understand ways to communicate with your clients and help them to advocate for themselves and their baby, and be an integral part of all decisions.
You’ll be inspired and confident that you can support your clients on their journey of birth. Armed with the right resources, comfort techniques and our pleasure secrets you will support your clients from pregnancy to birth and early parenthood with confidence and power!