Books

By Ina May Gaskin
By Jennifer Barham Floreani
By Sheila Kitzinger
By Nina Planck
By Penny Simkin
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Birth Preparation

  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirrth by Ina May Gaskin
  • Active Birth by Janet Balakas
  • Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon
  • Mind Over Labor by Carl Jones
  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn by Simkin, Whaley & Keppler (Throw away your copy of What to Expect When You’re Expecting and replace it with this book)

Healthy Pregnancy

  • Real Food for Mother & Baby by Nina Planck
  • Well-Adjusted Babies by Jennifer Barham-Floreni
  • Maternal Fitness by Julie Tupler
  • The Natural Pregnancy Book by Aviva Jill Romm & Ina May Gaskin
  • Naturally Healthy Pregnancy by Shonda Parker

Babies and Breastfeeding

  • Breastfeeding with Comfort and Joy by Laura Keegan
  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins
  • Breastfeeding Care by Barbara L. Behrmann
  • The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Jack Newman M.D. & Teresa Pitman
  • Well-Adjusted Babies by Jennifer Barham-Floreni
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
  • The Baby Book by William & Martha Sears

Postpartum

  • The Year After Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger
  • Natural Healthy After Birth: A Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness by Aviva Jill Romm
  • After the Baby’s Birth by Robin Lim
  • Life Will Never Be the Same: The Real Mom’s Postpartum Survival Guide by Ann Dunnewald and Diane Sanford

 
 
Thank you SO much for the excellent prenatal care you gave us. It has been a huge gift to get to come to you. We so appreciate the time you spent with us, the great advice, and the confidence we feel with this pregnancy now.
— Chelsea & Matt