Thursday, March 11, 2010

Thursday Thirteen: 13 Best Birth Books

  1. Birthing from Within
  2. Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering
  3. Your Best Birth: Know All Your Options, Discover the Natural Choices & Take Back the Birth Experience
  4. Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
  5. The Birth Partner
  6. HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method 
  7. The Birth Book
  8. Heart and Hands: A Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy & Birth
  9. Gentle Birth Choices
  10. The Doula Guide to Birth
  11. Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth & Modern Maternity Care
  12. The Whole Pregnancy Handbook
  13. The Business of Being Born
What books would you add to the list?


  1. I would definitely add "Choosing Waterbirth: Reclaiming the Sacred Power of Birth" by Lakshmi Bertram. I found it wonderfully empowering before my waterbirth!

  2. Born In The USA, The Doula Advantage, Silent Knife, The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Active Birth, The Water Birth Book...

  3. Eeek... I can't believe I missed "Choosing Waterbirth"! I have it on my shelf of favorites! And I also love "The Doula Advantage". And, there are a lot of good ones, aren't there? Thanks for sharing :)

  4. Love most of those - the ones I haven't read I'm definitely going to check out!

  5. Thanks for sharing the list. In turn, I'm sharing the link to it.


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