If you are looking for some reading material, here are some great options. I have found these resources to be very helpful for parents-to-be in having the best birth experience possible.



  • Birthing from Within by Pam England
  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May
  • The Doula Book by Klaus & Klaus
  • Breastfeeding Made Simple by Nancy Mohrbacher & Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
  • The Wonder Weeks: How to Stimulate your Baby's Mental Development and Help Him Turn His 10 Predictable, Great, Fussy, Phases into Magical Leaps Forward by Plooij
  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
  • This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming PP Depression by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Davis Raskin