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OPTIMAL CARE IN CHILDBIRTH
The Case for a Physiologic Approach.
By Henci Goer and Amy Romano, MSN, CNM
This book should be a must read for all birth workers! It’s a little pricy in terms of everyday books but it’s so worth it. If you can afford to gift it to your OB or Midwife, please do!
CUT IT OUT
The C-Section Epidemic in America.
By Theresa Morris
This book brings to light the often unspoken reasons for the c-section epidemic in this country. Understanding the problem can help us craft a solution. A must read.
THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILD
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind.
By Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
Understanding what’s developmentally normal for children at various ages can help you navigate parenting! How to handle toddler meltdowns based on brain development was a big takeaway for me. I highly recommend this book for ALL parents.
BREASTFEEDING MADE SIMPLE
Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers.
By Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D, IBCLC
Is breastfeeding natural? Absolutely. Does that mean it’s always easy? Nope! This book goes over the basics. The information in this book is SUPER helpful for any mama who wants to breastfeed! Try to read it BEFORE birth!
THE TIPPING POINT
How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference.
By Malcolm Gladwell
I’m a big fan of Malcolm Gladwell and his books. This one goes over how little things can end up making a big difference. It’s a fascinating topic that can perhaps apply to maternity care, what will the tipping point be? What will it take for things to tip in the right direction and catch speed?
On Loving, Dying, and Letting Go.
By Amy Wright Glenn
A beautiful book that observes the similarities between birth and death. Written by a birth doula and chaplain, she writes about what it is to hold space during life’s most important moments. This book personally helped me when a dear friend’s baby was stillborn.