Links & Further Reading

Core to the philosophy of midwifery care is informed decision-making of our clients.  Here are a few suggestions for readers and internet-surfers alike.  We also have a selection of books and videos for lending on-site–just ask at the reception desk.

Recommended Reading List:

  • Birthing from Within, by Pam England
  • The Birth Partner, by Penny Simkin
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin
  • The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother’s Guide to Birth After Cesearean, by Diana Korte
  • The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth, by Henci Goer
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide, by Penny Simkin, Janet Walley, April Bolding, Ann Kepler, & Janelle Durham
  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, by Sheila Kitzinger
  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion, by Kathleen Huggins
  • Our Bodies, Ourselves, by Boston Women’s Health Book Collective
  • The V Book, by Elizabeth Stewart
  • Normal, Healthy Childbirth for Women & Families: What You Need to Know, Healthy Birth Initiative by ACNM