Recommended Reading

Books can be found in my Serenity Life Doula Amazon Store

Train for Pregnancy

• The Birth Book by William and Martha Sears
• The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
• Birthing From Within by Rob Horowitz and Pam England
• The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Kitzinger
• Ina May Gaskin Guide to Childbirth
• Natural Childbirth Exercise for the Best Birth Ever by Rhondda Hartman
• The Natural Pregnancy Book by Aviva Jill Romm
• Shared Decision Making by Dr. Brad Bootstaylor
• Fearless Pregnancy: Wisdom and Reassurance from a Doctor, Midwife and Mom by Victoria Clayton, Dr Stuart Fischbein, Joyce Weckl
• the Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon
• Childbirth Without Fear: The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth by Grantly Dick-Read
• Babies Are Not Pizzas: They’re Born Not Delivered by Rebecca Dekker
• Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition by Lily Nichols
• The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy Childbirth and Pregnancy by Genevieve Howland

Train for Fatherhood

• Fathers At Birth by Rose St. John
• The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide to Dads-To-Be by Armin A Brott & Jennifer Ash
• The New Dad’s Playbook: Gearing Up for the Biggest Game of Your Life by Benjamin Watson

Train for Postpartum

• the first forty days by Heng OU
• the Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions and Restoring Your Vitality by Kimberly Ann Johnson
• the Mommy Plan by Valerie Lynn

Train for Breastfeeding

• The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 8th Edition by La Leche League International
• Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers by Nancy Mohrbacher, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Jack Newman
• 9 Untold Secrets to Pain-Free Breastfeeding by Kimberly Whittaker

Train for Baby

• The Vaccine Book by Dr. Bob Sears
• Happiest Toddler on the Block by Dr. Harvey Karp
• the Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year by Dawn Dais

ready to train for your birth?