Recommended Reading

There is a book out there for everyone.  Here are some of my favorites:

The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman through Childbirth, (2nd edition, 2001), Penny Simkin

Birthing from Within, Pam England and Rob Horowitz

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sheila Kitzinger

The Doula Advantage: Your Complete Guide to Having an Empowered and Positive Birth with the Help of a Professional Childbirth Assistant, (2003), Rachel Gurevich

Gentle Birth Choices(2005), Barbara Harper, R.N.

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth (2003), Ina May Gaskin

Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way: Revised Edition, Susan McCutcheon-Rosegg

The Nursing Mother’s Companion, Huggins and Lawrence

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: The Complete Guide (expanded and updated edition, 2001), Janet Simkin, Janet Whalley and Ann Keppler

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth, (1999), Henci Goer

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, Jack Newman, M.D., and Teresa Pitman

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding: Seventh Revised Edition, La Leche League International