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Orgasmic Birth: The Best-Kept Secret (2008)

 |  Documentary  |  16 May 2008 (USA)
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Enter the world of undisturbed birth as 11 couples share their intimate personal journeys, facing their fears and moving through pain into the ecstasy of birth. Orgasmic Birth poses the ultimate challenge to our cultural myths.

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An award-winning documentary revealing the emotional, spiritual, and physical heights attainable through birth. Witness the intimate experiences of 11 women and partners. "Watch this film and get in on the world's best-kept secret: labor and birth can be pleasurable- even ecstatic. Pleasurable birth creates a positive foundation for a lifetime." Christiane Northrup, MD, bestselling author. Written by Anonymous

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excellent film about birth
5 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Given the misinformation and many distortions that most Americans carry around in their heads about pregnancy and birth, it is crucial that more people see films like this one. It educates while absorbing the viewer in a wonderful maze of commentary and experiences about birth WITHOUT unnecessary medical interventions. Not only has medicalized birth created a "climate of doubt" that serves no one well, it has produced worsening outcomes from a purely medical standpoint. THis film will help viewers understand why bringing back physiologic birth is so important to enhancing such a life-changing moment as well as to improving the outcomes of births in this country (where we have a rather dismal track record in comparison to other countries in Europe, for ex.).


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