Recommended Reading

4 December 2019

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When you find out you’re pregnant or you start to deep dive into your body & health, it’s natural to start reading, listening and learning. 

We find people often go one of two ways; Some people download apps and check in daily about symptoms, causes and so on. And some start looking at various books and websites, but find the mass of conflicting information so overwhelming that they don’t look again! Our hope is the list below will streamline your search and give you support and guidance through out pregnancy and beyond. 

General

Notes to My Future Daughter by Catie Gett

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Phillipa Perry

She Rises by the Free Birth Society

Parent’s Tao Te ChingConceiving

Like a Mother Angela Garbes

Vagina a Re-Education Lynn Enright

We Are Ferly App

Fertility

Awakening Fertility by Heng Ou

Pregnancy

The Positive Birth Book by Milli Hill

Nurture by Erica Chidi Cohen

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin

Expecting Better by Emily Oster

Informed Is Best by Amy Brown

Evidence Based Birth


PostPartum

The First Forty Days, The Essential Art of Nurturing the New Mother by Heng Ou

The Fourth Trimester by Kimberly Ann Johnson

Nurture by Erica Chidi Cohen

Why Mothering Matters by Maddie McMahon

Evidence Based Birth

Peanut App


Child Birth as a Feminist Issue

Give Birth Like a Feminist by Milli Hill

Birth Matters; A Midwife’s Manifesta by Ina May Gaskin


Human Rights in Childbirth 

AIMS

Why Human Rights in Childbirth Matter by Rebecca Schiller

If you have a recommendation that we’ve missed — let us know!