Recommended Reading

 

Labor and Birth

Evidence-Based Birth
Online resource dedicated to evidence-based research in maternity care.

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Choices in Childbirth
A great resource about maternity care.

Spinning Babies
Dedicated to tips on having an easier birth through optimal fetal positioning; including exercises and tips for getting your baby into the best possible position for labor and birth

Childbirth Connection
Online resource, tools and resources for evidence-based care.

The Business of Being Born (DVD) by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein

 

Breastfeeding

Kelly Mom
A wonderful resource for information regarding breastfeeding.

Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Ina May Gaskin

BreastFeeding Inc.
Breastfeeding resources created by world-leading lactation medicine experts.

 

Parenting

The Continuum Concept by Jean Liedloff

AskDrSears.com
The website of the Sears family of pediatricians, AskDrSears.com provides attachment parenting-friendly advice and information on a wide variety of parenting and medical topics.

 

Immunizations

The Immunization Decision by Neustaedter

Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent’s Guide: How to Make Safe, Sensible Decisions about the Risks, Benefits, and Alternatives by Aviva Jill Romm

The Vaccine Book by Dr Robert Sears

 

General Health Care

Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child by Janet Zand, Rachel Walton, and Robert Rountree

Natural Baby and Childcare: Practical Medical Advice and Holistic Wisdom for Raising Healthy Children by Lauren Feder, M.D.

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children by Aviva Jill Romm, M.D.