CD (DONA), LCCE
Founder and President of debrapascalibonaro.com
Debra is a mother of five, director of the documentary Orgasmic Birth: The Best-Kept Secret, and co-author of Orgasmic Birth: Your Guide to a Safe, Satisfying and Pleasurable Birth.
She is Chairperson of the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative, IMBCI where she works with international organizations, Minister’s of Health and grassroots community organizations to create optimal models of maternity care. She is an inspirational international speaker and has been interviewed by media around the world.
Debra has spoken about doula care at the White House and serves on national and local maternal/child health boards. She is a Lamaze International certified childbirth educator and teacher trainer with a Passion for Birth. She serves on the Childbirth Connection Board of Directors, served on the first Board of Directors for DONA International, and is a DONA approved Birth and Postpartum doula trainer.
Debra has been instrumental in the development of several hospitals and community based doula programs and has provided consultation to H.O.M.E. a project of the European Community and has helped implement doula programs in Brazil.
Her other publications include Nurturing Beginnings: MotherLove’s Guide to Postpartum Home Care for Doulas and Outreach Workers, as well as many articles about continuous support during childbirth and the early postpartum period.
To contact Debra for more information about her doula related services, please go to her website debrapascalibonaro.com.
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