RESOURCES

 

San Diego Midwives

Local midwives that attend births at home, birth centers, or hospitals.

 

San Diego Birth Network

Local birth workers that provide a wide range of prenatal and postpartum services.

 

The Birth Education Center of San Diego

Classes and services for expectant parents.

 

Childbirth Connection

 

Evidence Based Birth

 

The International Cesarean Awareness Network - ICAN

 

The Shape of a Mother

 

Ask Dr. Sears

 

For reference, not instruction manuals

 

Pregnancy & Birth

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

 

Baby

The Baby Book by William Sears MD

The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp MD

The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley

 

Breastfeeding

The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins

 

Multiples

Twins: Pregnancy Birth, and the First Year of Life by Agnew, Klein, and Ganon

Having Twins and More by Elizabeth Noble

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Twins by Marc Weissbluth

 

Beyond

Adventures in Gentle Discipline by Hilary Flower

 

Baby Connect

The Wonder Weeks

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