Wednesday, July 11, 2007

the ultimate doula booklist

as a doula, i need to stay on top of current research, trends and practises but i also need to understand the history of childbirth around the world. these books are familiar to most birth professionals and they are wonderful resources for any woman.

if anyone who loves me is reading this, please feel free to buy me any of these books! (used is just fine by the way! )

Born in the USA: How a Broken Maternity System Must Be Fixed to Put Women and Children First by Marsden Wagner
Homebirth by Sheila Kitzinger
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
Labor Progress Handbook by Penny Simkin and Ruth S. Ancheta
The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer and Rhonda Wheeler
Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation by Pam England and Rob Horowitz
Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care by Jennifer Block

any other suggestions welcome!

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