Throughout our path so far, we have come across a wonderful number of healthy resources on conceiving, healthy pregnancy and healthy birth, that combined with a healthy spine and nervous system can help lead to a beautiful empowering bith.
Birthing From Within – Author, Pam England
Fun, informative and inspiring, bringing the creativity of pregnancy to light. We drew pictures of what we imagined our birth scene would be like, and discovered how different our perspectives were, which helped bring us more together for our first birth.
The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth – Author, Sheila Kitzinger
An excellent book that stayed with us throughout all our pregnancies. Wonderful week by week summary of the baby’s growth inside the womb, and changes a mom can expect, helping instill trust in this beautiful process.
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Author, Ina May Gaskin
Ina May’s first book, Spiritual Midwifery, was lent to us by my sister-in-law before our first birth, and made a tremendous impact. The positive birth stories, we believe are essential to get filled with before your own birth experience begins.
Gentle Birth Choices – Author, Barbara Harper
Great information that gives perspective on the history of birth, and the medicalization over the years, along with dispelling of common myths around pregnancy and birth, giving alternaties to make healthy informed decisions.
Taking Charge of Your Fertility – Author, Toni Weschler
Very detailed, but the section on cervical fluid, is an essential for women seeking pregnancy, and a good one to share with older daughter’s to better know their bodies.