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Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook You

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!

1. Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way: Revised Edition (2018)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouThe 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. You will learn:• Exercises and nutrition to get your body ready for birthing• To defuse fear by understanding all aspects of laboring• How to involve your partner as a birth coach and a fully engaged…
Author(s): Susan McCutcheon , Erick Ingraham, et al.

2. Natural Hospital Birth 2nd Edition: The Best of Both Worlds (2018)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouMany 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. Cynthia Gabriel, a doula who has attended hundreds of births and who advises hospitals on how to facilitate low-intervention childbirths, knows that new moms can have both. In this fully updated edition of her popular and pioneering book Natural Hospital Birth, Gabriel gives moms, as well as partners and even medical personnel, concise and reassuring guidance on how to have as natural a…
Author(s): Cynthia Gabriel

3. Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth “Updated With New Material” (2003)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouWhat 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. Based on the female-centered Midwifery Model of Care, Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth gives expectant mothers comprehensive information on everything from the all-important mind-body connection to how to give birth without technological…
Author(s): Ina May Gaskin

4. The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth (2017)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook Youon 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. Many pregnancy guides are , or written by male physicians deeply entrenched in the medical model of birth. . A groundswell of women are taking back their pregnancy and childbirth and embracing a…
Author(s): Genevieve Howland

5. Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds (2017)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouMany 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. Also included are inspiring stories from other women who know firsthand that natural birth in the hospital is possible. With this book, mothers-to-be will be equipped with the…
Author(s): Cynthia Gabriel

6. The Doula’s Guide to Empowering Your Birth: A Complete Labor and Childbirth Companion for Parents to Be (2018)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouLindsey 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. You’ll also see how to through labor and birth, and how to approach last-minute decisions about pain medications and cesarean sections. Bliss's tone throughout is at once as well as . Her concern in her practice as well as in these pages is to listen to and help secure each new…
Author(s): Lindsey Bliss

7. Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally (Non) (1992)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouJanet 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. She leads the pregnant woman through yoga-based stretching exercises and massage practice, and describes the stages of labor and comfortable positions for each, at home or in a hospital. Balaskas has also included a chapter on water birth as well as postpartum exercises….
Author(s): Janet Balaskas

8. Birth Without Fear: The Judgment-Free Guide to Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum (2019)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouIn 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. Birth Without Fear shows moms, dads, partners, and families how to choose the best provider for them, how…
Author(s): January Harshe

9. The Complete Book of Essential Oils for Mama and Baby: Safe and Natural Remedies for Pregnancy, Birth, and Children (2017)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouHealing 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. With The Complete Book of Essential Oils for Mama and Baby, you can create safe and affordable treatments for common conditions during pregnancy, delivery, postpartum, infancy, and early childhood.You’ll learn to harness the healing properties of essential oils in baths, room sprays, salves and balms, inhalers, massage oils, and more. Reference charts and clear dilution instructions for every age empower you to use…
Author(s): Christina Anthis, Demetria Clark

10. The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality (2017)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouThis 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 doula, postpartum consultant, yoga teacher, body worker, and women’s health care advocate, and from the healing traditions of Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine, and herbalism—as well as her own personal experience—to…
Author(s): Kimberly Ann Johnson

11. Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond (2012)

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook YouWith 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. SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF MINDFUL BIRTHING: American College of Nurse-Midwives’ Best Book of the Year Award: 2014National Parenting Publications Award: 2013Mom’s Choice Award:…
Author(s): Nancy Bardacke

Best Natural Birth Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some natural birth books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

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)
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2018, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2303354

Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health

Author(s): Weschler, Toni
Publisher: HarperCollins;, Year: 2015, Size: 45 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2089087

The yoga birth method : a step-by-step guide for natural childbirth

Author(s): Guerra, Dorothy
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.;Llewellyn Publications, Year: 2013, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2082085

Natural birth : a holistic guide to pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding

Author(s): Turner, Kristina
Publisher: Floris Books, Year: 2010, Size: 555 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1428084

Languages: From Formal to Natural: Essays Dedicated to Nissim Francez on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday

Author(s): Krzysztof R. Apt, Frank S. de Boer, Ernst-Rüdiger Olderog , Orna Grumberg, Michael Kaminski, Shmuel Katz, Shuly Wintner (eds.)
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Year: 2009, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 111119

Aspects of Natural Language Processing: Essays Dedicated to Leonard Bolc on the Occasion of His 75th Birthday

Author(s): Andrzej Jankowski, Andrzej Skowron , Małgorzata Marciniak, Agnieszka Mykowiecka (eds.)
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Year: 2009, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 916120

Natural Rights and the Birth of Romanticism in the 1790s

Author(s): R. S. White
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2006, Size: 768 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 390964

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.

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