by: Dr. Robert Bradley
A revised and updated
guide to The Bradley Method® of natural childbirth utilizes the
teamwork approach to help fathers work with mothers to provide a
joyful birthing experience that eliminates drugs, shortens labor,
lessens complications, and promotes healthy newborns.
Childbirth The Bradley Way
by: Susan McCutcheon
This book provides all
the answers, offering sound advice on how to prepare physically for
labor and what to expect during each of its stages. Photos & line
The Birth Partner
by: Penny Simkim
During this high-intensity time, the birth partner--whether father,
partner, or friend--needs a book that can give thorough information
for studying ahead of time, yet can be easily referenced in an
emergency or for quick answers during labor and delivery. The Birth
Partner fills both needs.
The Doula Book
by: Klaus, Klaus,
The Doula Book: How a
Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and
||The Complete Book
of Pregnancy and Childbirth
by: Sheila Kitzinger
Here, candidly and
reasonably presented, is all the information expectant parents need
to make their own decisions about everything--from which tests to
allow to how to handle pain to where to give birth. 300 photos,
drawings & diagrams.
Childbirth and the Newborn, The Complete Guide
by: Penny Simkin,
Janet Whalley & Ann Keppler
Established as the leading prenatal training manual with nearly
350,000 copies sold since 1984. The revised and expanded edition
includes the latest information on risky pregnancies, in vitro
fertilization, new medications and anesthesia, and more.
This book covers the
benefits of home births; gives details on how to have a home birth,
including pregnancy preparations; and coaches participants on
specific ways they can help the mother.
||Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
by: Ina May Gaskin
Founding member and former president
of the Midwives Alliance of North America and author of Spiritual
Midwivery, Gaskin offers encouragement and practical advice in her
upbeat and informative book on natural childbirth.
The Role of the
Professional Labor Assistant
by: Pauline Perez & Cheryl Snedecker
For women who desire
loving and empowering birth experiences, and for those who
would like to devote their professional lives to helping
others achieve those goals, this delightful and well-written
book is an invaluable resource.
Woman's Guide to a Better Birth
by: Henci Goer
"With the help of this
book, any intelligent person can obtain the information necessary to
make informed choices. This unique book will provide the tools and
confidence to have the best possible birth experience."
by: Barbara Harper
A Guide to Making Informed Decisions About Birthing Centers, Birth
Attendants, Water Birth, Home Birth, Hospital Births.
||A Good Birth, A
by: Diana Korte & Roberta Scaer
This book is great!
Thorough, sensible, and extremely well organized, these
knowledgeable authors cover topics of pregnancy, labor, birth, and
postpartum care for mother and child in an accessible, very
A Mother's Guide for
by: Gayle Peterson
An Easier Childbirth is
an informative and extremely practical guide that makes childbirth a
rewarding experience. The tools provided in An Easier Childbirth
simplify this process.
Breastfeeding Book of Answers
by: Newman and Pitman
Authors Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman
have assembled a mass of real-life stories from their clinical
experience, and with their straightforward, helpful advice, you'll
be breastfeeding successfully in no time.
||Mind over Labor
by: Carl Jones
In his breakthrough
book, Jones introduces a new, highly effective method of childbirth
preparation using mental imagery. He shows expectant parents how to
prevent the pain and fear associated with childbirth.
Chronicles of a Modern
by: Peggy Vincent
Baby Catcher is an inspirational literary gift suitable for
expectant mothers, fellow baby catchers, and anyone who loves
reading about nature's greatest magical feat.