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Recommended Reading


  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
  • Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation by Pam England
  • Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon
  • Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
  • The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
  • A Good Birth, A Safe Birth by Diana Korte
  • Childbirth without Fear by Grantly Dick-Read
  • Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper
  • The Birth Book by Martha Sears
  • Birth Reborn by Michel Odent
  • Having a Baby, Naturally by Peggy O’Mara
  • Hypnobirthing: The Mongan Method by Marie Mongan
  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simpkin
  • Husband Coached Childbirth by Robert Bradley
  • Giving Birth by Sheila Kitzinger
  • Easy Labor by William Camann
  • Survivor Moms: Women’s Stories of Birthing, Mothering and Healing After Sexual Abuse by Mickey Sperlich and Julia Seng
  • Birth without Violence by Frederick Leboyer
  • The Nature of Birth and Breastfeeding by Michel Odent
  • Transformation Through Birth by Claudia Panuthos
  • Preparing for a Healthy Birth by Sylvie Donna
  • Artemis Speaks:VBAC Stories and Natural Childbirth Information by Nan Koehler
  • The Silent Knife by Nancy Wainer
  • Nine Months Strong by Karen Bridson
  • Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy by Elizabeth Somer
  • Lose Your Mummy Tummy by Julie Tupler
  • Natural Health after Birth by Aviva Jill Romm
  • BIRTH: The Surprising History of How We Are Born by Tina Cassidy
  • Lying-in: A History of Childbirth in America by Richard Wertz
  • Brought to Bed: Childbirth in America, 1750-1950 by Judith Leavitt
  • Born in the USA by Marsden Wagner
  • PUSHED by Jennifer Block
  • Obstetric Myths Vs. Research Realities by Henci Goer
  • Birth as an American Rite of Passage by Robbie Davis Floyd
  • Pursuing the Birth Machine by Marsden Wagner
  • Birth Models that Work by Robbie Davis-Floyd
  • The American Way of Birth by Jessica Mitford
  • Expecting Trouble by Thomas Strong
  • Baby Catcher by Peggy Vincent
  • A Midwife’s Story by Penny Armstrong
  • A Wise Birth by Penny Armstrong
  • The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
  • Midwives: a Novel by Chris Bohjalian
  • The Midwife by Jennifer Worth
  • Hearts Open Wide: Midwives & Births by Pam Wellish
  • Diary of a Midwife: Power of Positive Childbearing by Juliana Olphen-Fehr
  • Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart: A Midwife’s Saga by Carol Leonard
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International
  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins
  • The Breastfeeding Book by Martha Sears
  • Mothering Your Nursing Toddler by Norma Jane Bumgarner
  • So That’s What They’re For: The Definitive Breastfeeding Guide by Janet Tamaro
  • How My Breasts Saved The World: Misadventures of a Nursing Mother by Lisa Shapiro
  • Fresh Milk: The Secret Life of Breasts by Fiona Giles
  • The Ultimate Book of Breastfeeding Answers by Jack Newman
  • The Continuum Concept: In Search of Happiness Lost by Jean Liedoff
  • The Natural Child: Parenting From the Heart by Jan Hunt
  • The Baby Book by Dr Sears
  • The Attachment Parenting Book by Dr Sears
  • Natural Family Living by Peggy O’ Mara
  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah Buckley
  • Misconceptions by Naomi Wolfe

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