Recommended Reading

Popular Pregnancy & Parenting Books

William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN have co-authored numerous books on pregnancy and parenting including The Pregnancy Book, The Birth Book, and The Baby Book. For more information:

Birthing From Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation By Pam England CNM, MA & Rob Horowitz PhD

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth (Revised)
By Sheila Kitzinger

The Girlfriends’ Guide to Pregnancy
By Vicki Iovine

Pregnancy Childbirth and the Newborn: The Complete Guide
By Penny Simkin PT, Janet Whalley RN, BSN, and Ann Keppler RN, MN

What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Third Edition
By Heidi Murkoff, Arlene Eisenberg, and Sandee Hathaway

Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy by Angela Garbes

Take Daily as Needed by Kathryn Trueblood

Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin

Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens+Teens by Laura S. Kastner, Jennifer Wyatt