Resources

Useful websites

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Support and information

Great books

  •  New Active Birth: A Concise Guide to Natural Childbirth – Janet Balaskas (1990) – Thorsons
  • Childbirth Without Fear: The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth – Grantly Dick-Read and Michel Odent (2004) – Pinter and Martin
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Ina-May Gaskin (2008) – Vermilion
  • Three in a Bed – Deborah Jackson (2003) – Bloomsbury
  • Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help your Baby Sleep Longer – Harvey Karp (2006) Bantum (DVD also available)
  • Birth and Breastfeeding: Rediscovering the Needs of Women during Pregnancy and Childbirth – Michel Odent (2007) – Clairview Books
  • The Baby Book – Dr William Sears and Martha Sears (2005) – Harper Thorsons
  • What Mothers Do, especially when it looks like nothing  – Naomi Stadlen (2005) – Piatkus
  • Home Births: Stories to inspire and inform – Abigail Cairns (eds) (2006) – Lonely Scribe

 Medical research and guidelines