Monday, March 14, 2016

Midwifery/ Doula / Childbirth Support

Midwives provide education and support during pregnancy, assist the mother during labor and delivery, and provide follow-up care. Practitioners of childbirth support include childbirth educators, assistants, and doulas (women labor coaches who also provide postpartum home care). 

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
Wise Woman for Childbearing Years by Susan Weed
The Thinking Women’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
Bestfeeding by Susan Arms
Unassisted Birth by Lynn Griesemer 
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League Int'l. 
The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger
Childbirth without Fear by Grantly Read

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