The Doula Network

Recommended Reading

For your convenience, we have put together a list of books that we have found to be helpful to our clients.

Pregnancy/Birth Books

Active Birth by Janet Balaskas
Birth Reborn by Michel Odent
Birthing From Within by Pam England
Creating Your Birth Plan by Marsden Wagner
Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper
Ina May’s Guide To Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon, AAHCC
The Birth Book by William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN
The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
The Pregnancy Book by William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN

Postpartum/Breastfeeding Books

After the Baby’s Birth by Robin Lim
Breastfeeding Made Simple by Nancy Mohrbacher
Ina May’s Guide To Breastfeeding by Ina May Gaskin
The Baby Book by William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN
The Breastfeeding Book by William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN
Mothering the New Mother by Sally Placksin
Natural Health After Birth by Aviva Jill Romm
The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Jack Newman
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International