pregnancy books


Welcome to our lending library!

You may borrow any of these books and other available tools and resources while you are under our care. Talk to your Doula Erin or Caroline about which ones. (limit 2 at a time)

The information you take in, especially during your pregnancy, should be uplifting, truthful, and informative. Here is a list of a few books we would be happy to lend for your reading pleasure. 



Hypnobirthing - Marie F. Mongan

Rediscovering Birth - Sheila Kitzinger

Yoga for Pregnancy, birth, and beyond - Francoise Freedman

Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful - Gurmukh

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth - Ina May Gaskin

The Birth Partner - Penny Simkin

The Doula Book - Marshall Klaus, John Kennell, Phyllis H. Klaus

Misconceptions - Naomi Wolf

Baby Catcher - Peggy Vincent

Listen to me good - Margaret Charles Smith & Linda Janet Holmes

A good birth, A safe birth - Diana Korte & Roberta M. Scaer

Birth your way - Sheila Kitzinger

Prenatal & Postpartum Depression - Shoshana S. Bennett & Pec Indman

Your Best Birth - Ricki Lake & Abby Epstein

The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth - Henci Goer

Eating for Pregnancy - Catherine Jones & Rose Ann Hudson

Readings for after your birth:

Heading Home With Your Newborn - Laura A. Jana & Jennifer Shu

The Happiest Baby on the Block - Harvey Karp

The no-cry sleep solution - Elizabeth Pantley

Medications and Mothers' Milk - Thomas Hale

Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care - Benjamin Spock & Steven J. Parker

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers - Jack Newman & Teresa Pitman

Other recommended reading: (these are not yet on our library collection)

  • Birthing From Within - Pam England & Rob Horowitz
  • Birth Reborn - M. Odent
  • Active Birth - J. Balaskas
  • Preparing for Birth with Yoga - Janet Balaskas
  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering - Sarah Buckley, M.D.
  • A Holistic Guide to Embracing Pregnancy, Childbirth and Motherhood - Karen Salt
  • The Expectant Father - Armin A. Brott