Birth Resources

Books and Articles We Recommend
Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper, Suzanne Arms
The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth (Revised) by Sheila Kitzinger
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
Misconceptions by Naomi Wolf
Orgasmic Birth Guide by Debra Pascali-Bonaro and Elizabeth Davis
Childbirth Without Fear by Grantly Dick-Read

Father’s Point of View
In Defence of the Amniotic Sac

Some of Our Favorite Websites
Home Birth Reference
Water birth International
La Leche League – Italy
Academy of Breast Feeding Medicine
Kelly Mom blog

Outcomes of planned home birth with registered midwife versus planned hospital birth with midwife or physician Canadian Medical Journal

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists/Royal College of Midwives
Joint statement No.1

Waterbirths: A Comparative Study

Not Among Strangers

The Science of Delayed Cord Clamping

Handouts (coming soon)
Resolving Morning Sickness
Nutrition During Pregnancy
What you need for your homebirth
Signs of Labor
When to Call
Postnatal Instructions

Other midwives
International network of compiled healthcare research that you can search
Organization working to make available critical appraisal of guidelines, systematic reviews, literature and other documents of the mother and child
Academic Maternity Journal
Promotion of appropriate care in obstetrics, gynecology and perinatal medicine –
Sit is full of wonderful links:

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