Suggested Reading

 

Labor/Birth:

 

  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

  • Birthing From Within by Pam England

  • The Birth Book by Dr. Sears

  • The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

  • Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

  • Husband Coached Childbirth by Dr. Bradley

  • Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper

  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley and Ann Keppler

  • Immaculate Deception ll Myth, Magic & Birth by Suzanne Arms

  • A Good Birth A Safe Birth by Dianna Korte and Roberta M Scaer

  • Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy by Elizabeth Somer

  • Easing labor Pain by Adrienne B Lieberman

  • Active Birth , The New Approach to Giving Birth by Sheila Kitzinger Introduction by Michel Odent

  • Home birth in the Hospital by Stacey Kerr

  • Pregnancy and Childbirth Secrets by Gail Dahl

  • After the Baby's Birth by Robin Lim

  • The Pregnant Guy by Simon Morse

  • Your Best Birth by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein

  • Who's Having This Baby Anyway by Breck Hawk, RN & Midwife

  • Ina's May Guide to Childbirth by Ina Gaskin

  • Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

  • The Pregnant Woman's Comofrt Guide By Sherry Jimenez

  • The Experience of Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

  • Your Baby Your Way, Making Pregnancy Decisions and Birth Plans by Sheila Kitzinger

  • Birth as an American Rite of Passage by Robbie Davis-Floyd




Breastfeeding:
 

  • The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins

  • Bestfeeding by Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher, and Suzanne Arms

  • Complete book of Breastfeeding, by Marvin S Eiger & Sally Wendkos Olds

  • The Ultimate Bresatfeeding Book of Answers: The most Comprehensive Problem-Soultion Guide to Breast Feeding from the foremost Expert in North America by Jack Newman & Theresa Pitman

  • Womanly Art of Brestfeeding by Marvin Eigler & Sally Wendkos Olds


Baby:

 

  • Your Amazing Newborn by Marshall and Phyllis Klaus

  • Bonding by Marshall and Phyllis Klaus and Dr. John Kennell

  • The Baby Book by William and Martha Sears


Postpartum:

 

  • After the Baby's Birth by Robin Lim

  • The year After Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger


Cesarean and VBAC:

 

  • VBAC Companion, The Expectant Mothers Guide to Vaginal Birth AfterCesarean by Diane Korte

  • Silent Knife by Nancy Cohen & Lois Estner

  • Open season by Nancy Cohen

  • Cesarean Voices by ICAN


 

Infertility & Adoption:
 

  • Experience Infertility by Ellen Sarasohn Glazer

  • The Complete Adoption & Legal Guide by Brette McWhorter Sember