Consider adding one (or all) of these amazing natural childbirth resources to your home library! 

  • Husband-Coached Childbirth by Dr. Robert A. Bradley, M.D.
  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
  • Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by Diane Weissinger
  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin, P.T.
  • Childbirth Without Fear by Dr. Grantley Dick-Reed
  • Birthing from Within by Ina May Gaskin
  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah Buckley
  • Children at Birth by Marjie and Jay Hathaway, AAHCC


We are the only species of mammal that doubts our ability to give birth. It’s profitable to scare women about birth. But let’s stop it. I tell women: Your body is not a lemon.
— Ina May Gaskin, CPM