GIVING BIRTH AT HOME
The following information will help prepare you for your upcoming homebirth. If you have any questions, we’re always happy to help you with them. You will need to attend a Childbirth Education class if this is your first unmedicated birth.
We like to encourage you to read as much as possible on homebirth. It is very important that you make this an educated decision. Below are various books that you might find interesting. It is not a complete list, but it is a good start. Books can be found online, at the local library, or with your childbirth instructor.
Husband Coached Childbirth – Dr. Bradley
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding – LeLeche League
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Ina May Gaskin
After the Baby is Born – Carl Jones
Hey Who’s Having This Baby Anyway? – Breck Hawk
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn – Penny Simkin
The Birth Partner – Penny Simkin
Homebirth – Sheila Kitzinger
Special Delivery – Rahima Baldwin
A Good Birth, A Safe Birth – Diana Korte & Rebecca Scaer
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