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Can You Really Have an Orgasmic Birth?

Some women are actively pursuing pleasure in labor

A pregnant woman sits on her bed.

WWhen Chelsea Bray found out she was pregnant with her second child, she knew she wanted her next birth experience to be different. While she describes her first birth two and a half years prior — an unmedicated hospital birth — as “wonderful, by all accounts,” she went home feeling generally dissatisfied by her…

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Ashley Abramson

Writer-mom hybrid. Health & psychology stories in NYT, WaPo, Allure, Real Simple, & more.