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.
Natural Health after Birth - The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness
Aviva Jill Romm
The Fourth Trimester - A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions and Restoring Your Vitality
Kimberly Ann Johnson
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth
Ina May Gaskin
The Baby Manual - The Ultimate Guide for New Parents - 2nd Edition
Carole Keim, MD
The Birth Partner 5th Edition: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions
What Baby Needs
William Sears, M.D., Martha Sears, R.N., and Christie Watts Kelly
For younger siblings expecting a new sister or brother.
The First Forty Days:The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother
Heng Ou, Amely Greeven, and Marisa Belger