Here is a list of the best Natural Birth books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way: Revised Edition (2018)
- Natural Hospital Birth 2nd Edition: The Best of Both Worlds (2018)
- Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth “Updated With New Material” (2003)
- The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth (2017)
- Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds (2017)
- The Doula’s Guide to Empowering Your Birth: A Complete Labor and Childbirth Companion for Parents to Be (2018)
- Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally (Non) (1992)
- Birth Without Fear: The Judgment-Free Guide to Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum (2019)
- The Complete Book of Essential Oils for Mama and Baby: Safe and Natural Remedies for Pregnancy, Birth, and Children (2017)
- The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality (2017)
- Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond (2012)
Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way: Revised Edition (2018)
The Bradley Method®, used and praised by women for almost seventy years, prepares you for drug and surgery-free childbirth and puts you in control by providing the tools to navigate evidence-based care. Certified childbirth educator Susan McCutcheon, one of Dr. Bradley’s first students, now makes this natural approach to childbirth more accessible than ever.
Natural Hospital Birth 2nd Edition: The Best of Both Worlds (2018)
Many mothers-to-be find themselves torn between choosing a natural childbirth with minimal medical intervention, and the peace of mind offered by instant access to life-saving technology that only a hospital can provide.
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.
The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth (2017)
on her YouTube channel and even more on MamaNatural.com, Howland's (a.k.a. Mama Natural) funny but informational videos have empowered millions of women to embrace natural pregnancy and parenting. Now Howland is turning to the page, offering up the first week-by-week pregnancy & childbirth book from a perspective.For the last half-century, control over childbirth has been in favor of doctors.
Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds (2017)
Many mothers-to-be find themselves torn between the desire for a with minimal medical intervention and the peace of mind offered by that only a hospital can provide. In Natural Hospital Birth, doula Cynthia Gabriel asserts that there is no good reason that women should not be able to have both.Cynthia shows expectant mothers what they can do to and how to take initiative and consciously prepare for the kind of birth they want to have.
The Doula’s Guide to Empowering Your Birth: A Complete Labor and Childbirth Companion for Parents to Be (2018)
Lindsey Bliss, who has assisted as a doula at and is herself a mother of seven, reveals here all the wisdom and who hire them.The Doula's Guide to Empowering Your Birth covers the period . The focus, however, is on preparing for birth–including topics like how to pick the right childbirth class and the right birthing method.
Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally (Non) (1992)
Janet Balaskas led a movement of women who refused to give birth lying down. She has been teaching women about “active birthâ? ever since. In this updated and Americanized guide, Balaskas explains how to prepare for and experience a truly natural birth.
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.
The Complete Book of Essential Oils for Mama and Baby: Safe and Natural Remedies for Pregnancy, Birth, and Children (2017)
Healing essential oils blends for you―and baby, too.Whether you have a baby on the way or a brand-new arrival, keeping your family in good health is your top priority.
The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality (2017)
This holistic guide offers practical advice to support women through postpartum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levels—and provides women with a roadmap to this very important transition that can last from a few months to a few years.Kimberly Ann Johnson draws from her vast professional experience as a dou…
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. Drawing on groundbreaking research in neuroscience, mindfulness meditation, and mind/body medicine, Bardacke offers practices that will help you find calm and ease during this life-changing time, providing lifelong skills for healthy living and wise parenting.
Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook You
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Enjoying Natural Computing: Essays Dedicated to Mario de Jesús Pérez-Jiménez on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday
Author(s): Carmen Graciani, Agustín Riscos-Núñez, Gheorghe Păun, Grzegorz Rozenberg, Arto Salomaa (Editors)
ID: 2303354, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2018, Size: 11 Mb, Format: pdf
Natural hospital birth : the best of both worlds
Author(s): Cynthia Gabriel
ID: 2554865, Publisher: Harvard Common Press, Year: 2018, Size: 69 Mb, Format: pdf
The Natural Baby: A gentle guide to coneption, pregnancy, birth and beyond
Author(s): Samantha Quinn; Holly Daffurn
ID: 3585243, Publisher: UIT Cambridge Ltd., Year: 2017, Size: 14 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown writers. 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.