Some women walk a lot while in labour.
Up and down the corridor, trying to focus on their breathing.
Some roll on Swiss balls counting as they wait for the sensation to pass.
Others, well they have sex supposedly and then the “biggest orgasm of their life” while giving birth.
Shortly after her baby made its way down the birth canal, she began shouting 'Yes, yes, yes!'. Via IStock.
British mother, Sangeeta Freeman, 42, from Devon has told Press Association that the birth of her now 16-year-old son was the most pleasurable experience of her life.
The now midwife says that halfway through the 27-hour labour she even had sex with her husband.
“Although there wasn't much space inside me, it was just about manageable, and very pleasurable indeed,” she said.
“The love I felt for my partner felt truly profound and deep.”
She says that during her pregnancy she had read about orgasmic labours and she was keen to explore having a natural birth – one she initially planned on having at home but she was advised during her labour to go to hospital.
"I didn't want one of these quick labours," she said. "I wanted one I would remember. And it was definitely that."
Sangeeta Freeman Via Facebook.
After being at the hospital for three hours Freeman says she felt intense surges of pleasure, signalling the start of her orgasmic birth.
She has told of how shortly after her baby made its way down the birth canal, she began shouting 'Yes, yes, yes!'.
"Surges of pleasure" shot through her just moments before her newborn arrived.
"I felt like I was opening up and there was no stopping it, it was absolutely incredible," she said.
"It was painful, but at the same time there were surges which were totally sensual."