Other Recommended Resources
for Your Pregnancy & Birth Journey
Being on this list does not necessarily imply endorsement by Made for This Birth of everything stated, believed, or recommended by the resource. We believe you can use your discernment, taking what is true, good, and helpful and leaving what is not.
 
Books:


Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn by Penny Simkin

The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Genevieve Howland 

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah Buckley

Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon

The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

The Birth Book by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

The Healthy Pregnancy Book  by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N. 

Real Food for Pregnancy by Lily Nichols

Real Food for Gestational Diabetes by Lily Nichols

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International

 

Podcasts:

The Happy Homebirth Podcast

Wombs Made Worthy

Birthing Instincts

Down to Birth

The Pregnancy and Birth Made Easy Podcast

The VBAC Link

The Home Birth After Cesarean Podcast

Websites

Evidence Based Birth - Research Articles on Common Practices and Protocol

Spinning Babies - Optimal Fetal Positioning Help

The Miles Circuit - Technique for Repositioning Baby

VBAC Facts - Statistics and Support for Vaginal Birth After Cesareans

The VBAC Link - Support and Research on Vaginal Birth After Cesareans

International Cesarean Awareness Network - Cesarean Resources

 

Breech Without Borders - Support for Vaginal Breech Birth

Lamaze International - Labor Support and Education

Kelly Mom - Breastfeeding Support

Dr. Sara Wickham - Pregnancy and Birth Research Articles and Intervention Info

Guiding Star Project - Wholistic Feminine Health Centers

Teaching, Resources, and Evidence on Circumcision

Documentaries:

The Business of Being Born

Why Not Home?

The Circumcision Movie

Pregnancy/Postpartum Fitness:

The Gap - An Intentional Movement Guide for the First 40 Days Postpartum