Eva Reich was the daughter of the psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich and a proponent of his controversial theories as well as a developer of infant massage techniques. His belief that libidinal energy could be harvested and measured was considered highly theoretical at best and, at worst, dangerously subversive by the scientific establishment. His work even landed him in jail. His daughter, however, was in aesthetic synchronicity with the New Age movements of the s and s and she focused on therapeutic massage techniques….
I believe in magic. The universe abounds with magic, and if you think about it, your life is bookmarked by magic moments. I believe that I was born with a strong intuition—a capacity for magic—and it has guided me throughout my life. I was a rebellious teen. I was artistic and creative and loved to paint and to write. Both my art and English teachers encouraged me to pursue art and writing. Senior year, I had an English class where we studied Eastern literature, which was essentially the life and writings of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore from India.
Expectant and new parents have many concerns regarding the relationship between sexuality and breastfeeding. How is a new mother's libido affected by breastfeeding? Why do some women get sexually excited when breastfeeding? Is this frequent or normal? How does the partner feel about breasts full of milk?
There is good reason to believe that a few women — though no one is sure how many — experience orgasm during labor or delivery. The last thing women might expect is to feel something so good while experiencing in the midst of labor; in turn, those who do may feel embarrassed and even ashamed and might decide not to share her experience with anyone, including their partners. Those are all understandable feelings that also make it much harder to get an accurate idea of how often orgasm during childbirth actually happens. You probably already know that pregnancy is all about hormones — in particular, estrogen, progesterone and HCG human chorionic gonadotropin.