Books for Birth Preparation

  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simpkin
  • Birthing from Within by Pamela England
  • Ina May’s Guide To Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Books for Postpartum 

  • After the Baby’s Birth by Robin Lim
  • Natural Health after Birth by Aviva Jill Romm
  • The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother by Heng Ou, Amely Greeven, and Marisa Belger
  • The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Jack Newman, MD
  • The Baby Book by Sears & Sears
  • Your Amazing Newborn by Klaus and Klaus

Books on Birth Justice and Diverse Birth Cultures

  • Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy and Childbirth by Julia Oparah and Alicia Bonaparte
  • Pushed by Jennifer Block
  • Birth in Four Cultures: A Crosscultural Investigation of Childbirth in Yucatan, Holland, Sweden, and the United States by Brigette Stevens
  • Listen to Me Good: The Life Story of an Alabama Midwife by Margaret Charles Smith and Linda Janet Holmes

Local Berlin Resources coming soon!