Recommended Reading

WGM pic 14Pregnancy and Choices In Childbirth
Homebirth by Sheila Kitzinger
Birth Your Way by Sheila Kitzinger
Heart and Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Elizabeth Davis
The Birth Book by William and Martha Sears
The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Shelia Kitzinger
Birth Reborn by Michel Odent
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
The Business of Being Born (DVD) produced by Abby Epstein and Ricki Lake

Exercise
Preparing for Birth With Yoga by Janet Balaskas
Energetic Pregnancy by Elizabeth Davis

Breastfeeding
Bestfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You by Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher and Suzanne Arms
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League

Labor Support
Mothering the Mother by Marshall Klaus
Special Delivery by Rahima Baldwin
The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

Development
A Child is Born by Lennart Nilsson
In the Womb (DVD) produced by Dilly Barlow and Toby MacDonald for National Geographic

Women’s Health
Our Bodies, Ourselves edited by the Boston Women’s Health Collective
Our Bodies, Ourselves:  Pregnancy and Birth edited by the Boston Women’s Health Collective
The Women’s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine by Dr. Tori Hudson
Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom by Dr. Christiane Northrup

Postpartum
After the Baby’s Birth: A Woman’s Way to Wellness by Robin Lim

Children’s Books
Welcome With Love by Jenni Overend