• Rebekah Porter

Birth Book Anyone?

I strongly believe that women should learn about their pregnancy by reading and asking questions. I have many of these books in my personal library and you are welcome to borrow them. Please check out our library housed at Baby + Co.

The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions by Penny Simkin Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide (Expanded and Updated) by Penny Simkin, P.T., Janet Whalley, RN., B.S.N., and Ann Keppler, RN., M.N. Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper, R.N. Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin You Just Glow and Other Lies of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Beyond by Lisa Weiss


Optimal Care in Childbirth by Amy Romano

Childbirth Without Fear by Grantly Dick-Read

Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

Pushed: The Painful Truth about Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care by Jennifer Block

Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers by Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC Nursing Mother, Working Mother: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding Your Baby Before and After You Return to Work (Revised Edition) by Gale Pryor and Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.

The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.

Ina Mays Guide To Breastfeeding by Ina May Gaskin


The Business of Being Born (2007) Starring: Juliet Barnett Tracy, Louann Brazendine Director: Abby Epstein

More the Business of Being Born

GIAM Prenatal Yoga DVD

The Essential Ingredient: Doula

Books in our library:

After the Baby's Birth A Woman's Way to Wellness A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women by Robin Lim

The Belly Mapping Workbook

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

The Complete Book of Breastfeeding by Marvin and Sally

Diaper Free: The Gentle Wisdom of Natural Infant Hygiene by Ingrid Bauer

The Doula Book: How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter Easier and Healthier Birth by Klaus

Eco-Friendly Families by Coronato

The Expectant Parent's Companion by Huggins

The Experience of Childbirth by Shiela Kitzinger

From Here to Maternity by Connie Marshall

Gentle Birth Choices by Barbra Harper

Homebirth by Sheila Kitzinger

Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth, and Your Baby's First Year by Mirada Castro

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Gaskin

The Life Cycle Library

Meditations for New Mothers by Beth, Wilson, and Saaveden

Midwives by Chris Bohjalian

Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World by Mark Williams

Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood by Naomi Wolf

Mommy Diagnostics: The Art of Taking Care of Your Family by Shonda Parker

Mother Nature: The Timeless Wisdom for the Journey into Motherhood

Mothering the Mother by Klaus

Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way

New Vegetarian Baby by Sharon K. Ynetma and Christine H. Beard

The No Cry Sleep Solution by Pantley

Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins

Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy by Elizabeth Somer

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth by the Boston Woman's Health Book Collection

Planning for Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond

Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn by Penny Simkin

The Pregnant Woman's Comfort Guide by Jimenez

Raising Baby Green by Alan Green

Releasing the Mother Goddess by Feldman and Adamson

The Secret Life of the Unborn Child by Verney and Kelly

So That's What They're For: The Definitive Guide to Breastfeeding by Tamaro

The Spirit of Pregnancy by Goldberg

Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler

The Tao of Motherhood by Vimla and McClure

The Thinking Woman's Guide to Better Birth by Henci Goer

Touch by Field

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Newman and Pitman

Your Best Birth by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein

Your Premature Baby

Baby Loss Books:

A Guide for Fathers

Couple Communication After a Baby Dies

Miscarriage a Shattered Dream

Unsupported Losses

Precious Lives Painful Choices

Prenatal Bombshell

Single Parent Grief

Planning a Precious Goodbye

What Family and Friends Can Do

Sibling Grief

Mother Care

Grieving Grandparents

Giving Care Taking Care

Empty Arms

Companioning at a Time of Perinatal Loss: A Guide for Nurses, Physicians, Social Workers, Chaplains and Other Bedside Caregivers


Caring For Your Newborn

Birth with Gloria Lemay

Birth Day: Home births in Mexico

Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin & The Farm Midwives

Guerilla Midwife

Prenatal Yoga with Bloombirth

Prenatal Yoga with Shiva Rea

Stages of Labor 2

The Birth of Sabine

It's My Body, My Baby, My Birth

Daily Essentials: For pregnancy, comfort, and easier birth

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