Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Birth books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- Oxorn-Foote Human Labor and Birth (1986)
- Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born (2007)
- Birth Without Fear: The Judgment-Free Guide to Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum (2019)
- Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth “Updated With New Material” (2003)
- Birth in Eight Cultures (2019)
- Birth Partner 5th Edition: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Partners, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions (2018)
- Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond (2012)
- Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects (Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology & Birth Defects) (2003)
- BIRT: A Field Guide (3rd Edition) (Eclipse Series) (2011)
- Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth, Sixth Edition (2013)
Oxorn-Foote Human Labor and Birth (1986)
Offers detailed information about the process of childbirth, discusses possible complications, and covers ultrasound examinations, Cesarean section, and care of the newborn infant #911,197 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1628 in Pregnancy & Childbirth (Books) #311 in Obstetrics & Gynecology (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born (2007)
Well-researched and engaging . . . Birth is a clever, almost irreverent look at an enduring everyday miracle. (A-)” Entertainment WeeklyWonderful. Packed full of information, a brilliant mixture of ancient wisdom and modern science.” Kate Mosse, author of the New York Times best seller, LabyrinthBirth is a power-packed book. . . .
Birth Without Fear: The Judgment-Free Guide to Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum (2019)
In Birth Without Fear, January Harshe–founder of the global online community Birth Without Fear–delivers an honest, positive, and passionate message of empowerment surrounding everything that involves having a baby. It’s a guide that fills in the considerable cracks in the information available to women and families when they’re preparing to welcome a child–covering care provider choices, medical freedom, birth options, breastfeeding, intimacy, postpartum depression, and much more.
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth “Updated With New Material” (2003)
What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you. Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of natural childbirth by showing women how to trust in the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience.
Birth in Eight Cultures (2019)
This stunning sequel to Brigitte Jordan’s landmark Birth in Four Cultures brings together the work of fifteen reproductive anthropologists to address core cultural values and knowledge systems as revealed in contemporary birth practices in Brazil, Greece, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Tanzania, and the United States.
Birth Partner 5th Edition: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Partners, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions (2018)
Now fully revised in its fifth edition, The Birth Partner remains the , and the essential manual to have at hand during the event. The Birth Partner includes thorough information on: For the partner who wishes to , this book is indispensable. #2,561 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #15 in Pregnancy & Childbirth (Books) #20 in Motherhood (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond (2012)
With Mindful Birthing, Nancy Bardacke, nurse-midwife and mindfulness teacher, lays out her innovative program for pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond.
Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects (Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology & Birth Defects) (2003)
This highly successful resource distills all of the most essential information of human embryology and teratology from presenting the crucial clinical and scientific concepts in an easy-to-use format. Completely revised and updated, the 6th Edition emphasizes the clinical aspects throughout by using clinical correlations as well as hundreds of outstanding illustrations.
BIRT: A Field Guide (3rd Edition) (Eclipse Series) (2011)
More than ten million people have downloaded BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools) from the Eclipse web site, and more than one million developers are estimated to be using BIRT.
Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth, Sixth Edition (2013)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.THE CLASSIC CHILDBIRTH HANDBOOK–COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED IN FULL COLORA Doody’s Core Title for 2017!Edition after acclaimed edition, Oxorn-Foote Human Labor & Birth has provided the most comprehensive, yet accessible overvi…
Best Birth Books You Must Read
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The memory of past births
Author(s): Charles Johnston
ID: 877782, Publisher: Theosophical Society , Year: , Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917–1924
Author(s): Charles Emmerson
ID: 2449802, Publisher: Vintage Digital, Year: 5 Sept 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
How Trump Thinks: His Tweets and the Birth of a New Political Language
Author(s): Peter Oborne, Tom Roberts
ID: 2454362, Publisher: Head of Zeus, Year: 4 May 2017, Size: 321 Kb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.