Recommended reading for home birth families:

Many of these books can be found on or Check your local library online and see if they can get them from another branch or part of the state for you too. I have some of these books in my lending library for clients use. I ALSO HAVE MANY VIDEOS AVAILABLE IN MY LENDING LIBRARY.

The Home Birth Advantage : A Time Honored Tradition for the New Millennium by Mayer Eisenstein (2000, Paperback, Revised): Mayer Eisenstein (Paperback, 2000)

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering : A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices by Sarah Buckley (2008, Paperback)

The Essential Homebirth Guide : For Families Planning or Considering Birthing at Home by Christiane Northrup, Jane E. Drichta and Jodilyn Owen (2013, Paperback)

Birth Your Way - Choosing birth at home or in a birth Centre : A guide for pregnant women by Sheila Kitzinger (2011, Paperback):

Natural Birth Secrets : Inspiring Strategies for How to Have the Birth of Your Life in a Hospital, Birth Center or at Home by Kalena Cook and Margaret Christensen (2008, Paperback)

Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond by Nancy Bardacke (Paperback)

Preparing for a Gentle Birth: The Pelvis in Pregnancy by Blandine Calais-Germain, Núria Vives Parés (Paperback)

Natural Health after Birth: The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness by Aviva Jill Romm (Paperback)

Choosing Waterbirth: Reclaiming the Sacred Power of Birth by Lakshmi Bertram, Sandra Amrita McLanahan, Michel Odent (Paperback)

Revisiting Waterbirth: An Attitude to Care by Dianne Garland (Paperback)

Mind over Labor: A Breakthrough Guide to Giving Birth (Penguin Handbooks)by Carl Jones, Marian Thompson, Emmett E. Miller (Paperback)

Ina May's Guide to Breastfeeding by Ina May Gaskin (Paperback)

Natural Mothering: A Guide to Holistic Therapies for Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood by Nicky Wesson (Paperback)

Holistic Pregnancy and Childbirth by James Marti (Paperback)

The Home Birth Advantage by Mayer Eisenstein (Paperback)

Home Birth: A Practical Guide by Nicky Wesson (Paperback)

Hands of Love : Seven Steps to the Miracle of Birthby Dr. Carol J. Phillips (Paperback)

Giving Birth: How It Really Feels by Sheila Kitzinger (Paperback)

Childbirth without Fear: The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth by Grantly Dick-Read, Michel Odent (Paperback)

The Baby Book, William Sears

The Attachment Parenting Book by Martha Sears

Optimal Care in Childbirth: The Case for a Physiologic Approach by Henci Goer, Amy Romano



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