Top Recommended Books

Although there is a vast amount of birthing literature out there, Alyssa has selected the following for both seasoned and new parents.

 

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Natural Health after Birth - The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness

Aviva Jill Romm

 

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The Fourth Trimester - A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions and Restoring Your Vitality

Kimberly Ann Johnson

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Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

Ina May Gaskin

 

 

 

 

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The Baby Manual - The Ultimate Guide for New Parents - 2nd Edition

Carole Keim, MD

 

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The Birth Partner 5th Edition: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions

Penny Simkin

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What Baby Needs

William Sears, M.D., Martha Sears, R.N., and Christie Watts Kelly

For younger siblings expecting a new sister or brother.

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The First Forty Days:The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother

Heng Ou, Amely Greeven, and Marisa Belger

 

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The Nursing Mother’s Companion

Kathleen Huggins

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The New Pregnancy and Childbirth: Choices and Challenges

Shelia Kitzinger