Call for Radical doulas: St. Louis

Just got an email from an awesome woman in St. Louis, Missouri who is looking for a radical doula. She is a self-professed sex positive feminist law student (sweet! we need more sex positive feminist lawyers) and here is what she had to say about her experience trying to find a doula so far:

I was talking to a doula that my doctor recommended but as soon as I mentioned a possible orgasmic birth she issued a nervous laugh and I knew something just didn’t feel right.  I want to bring my vibrator, massagers and/or sex toys with me to the hospital and really need a doula, but one who won’t be judgmental about my open sexuality. 

Rock on! I wish I was in St. Louis. So, if you are in a doula in the St. Louis area, or know someone who is, either post your contact info in the comments or email me at and I will pass the info along to her!

For previous posts on orgasmic birth, go here. For previous posts on other women looking for radical doulas, here.

PS If you are a woman having trouble finding a doula who is as progressive as you’d like, please email me! I would love to use this site as a way to connect like-minded moms and doulas.


4 thoughts on “Call for Radical doulas: St. Louis

  1. Josh fixler April 9, 2008 / 3:49 pm

    Great seeing you the other night!

  2. Lindsey April 16, 2008 / 11:11 pm

    Is orgasm during birth used for pain management (possibly as an alternative to drugs), or is it just considered another positive aspect of the birth in its own right?
    I know orgasms are excellent for pain relief from period cramps, and work much faster than painkillers in that case. Is it similar for giving birth?

  3. Carrie January 9, 2009 / 6:27 pm

    I came across your posting for wanting a doula in the St. Louis area who understands and supports the orgasmic birth process. I could not tell from the post the date of your request. Please post if you’re still interested in finding someone.

  4. Susan Stiritz November 2, 2017 / 10:29 am

    Please ask you St. Louis law school student to get in touch with me. I teach sexuality courses in the School of Social Work at Washington University.

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