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We get asked all the time what our favorite books on childbirth are. Below you will find some of our Providers favorite books on all things maternity.



Active Birth

By Janet Balaskas


Special Delivery: The Complete Guide to Informed Birth

By Rahima Baldwin


Husband Couched Childbirth

By Dr. Robert Bradley


A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth: Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives

By Deepak Chopra, MD


Birthing From Within

By Pam England & Rob Horowitz


Healing Yourself during Pregnancy

By Joy Gardner


Obstetric Myths versus Research Realities

By Henci Goer


Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth

By Henci Goer


Gentle Birth Choices

By Barbara Harper & Suzanne Arms


Hey! Who’s Having This Baby Anyway?

By Breck Hawk, RN


Birth at Home

By Sheila Kitzinger


Birth over Thirty-five

By Sheila Kitzinger


The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth

By Sheila Kitzinger


Good Birth, Safe Birth

By Diana Korte & Roberta Scaer


Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way

By Susan McCuthcheon


Journey into Motherhood

By Sheri L. Menelli


HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method

By Marie F. Mongan


Mothering the Mother: How the Doula Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, & Healthier Birth

By Pauline Perez


Adventures in Natural Childbirth

By Janet Schegel


The Birth Book

By William Sears, MD & Martha Sears RN, IBCLC


The Pregnancy Book

By William Sears, MD & Martha Sears RN, IBCLC


The Birth Partner

By Penny Simkin PT, CD


Wise Woman Herbal Childbearing Year

By Susan S. Weed


Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Newborn

By Janet Whalley, Penny Simkin & Keppler


VBAC & Cesarean


The Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Experience: Birth Stories

by Lynn Baptisti Richards


Open Season: A Survival Guide for Natural Birth and VBAC in the 90's

by Nancy Wainer Cohen


Silent Knife: Cesarean Prevention & VBAC

by Nancy Wainer Cohen & Lois Estner


Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: The Smart Woman's Guide to VBAC

by Elizabeth Kaufmann


The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother's Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

by Diana Korte


Natural Birth After Cesarean: A Practical Guide

by Johanne C. Walters & Karis Crawford


Recovery & Postpartum


The Happiest Baby on the Block

By Harvey Karp, MD

Recovering from a Cesarean Section
by Karyn L. Feiden & Manuel Alvarez

Rebounding From Childbirth: Towards Emotional Recovery
by Lynn Madsen

The Baby Book
by William Sears, MD & Martha Sears, RN IBCLC


The Vaccine Bookby William Sears, MD & Martha Sears, RN IBCLC



The Nursing Mother's Companion

by Kathleen Huggins


The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning

by Kathleen Huggins


The Womanly Art of Breastfeedingby LLL International


The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers

By Jack Newman MD & Teresa Pitman

The Breastfeeding Book
by William Sears, MD & Martha Sears, RN IBCLC


So that’s what they’re for! Breastfeeding Basics

By Janet Tamaro

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