There are plenty of other great resources available to help you navigate the adventure that is childbirth.

The following books are all worth looking at (the links take you to the relevant page at

On pregnancy in general:

On birth:

For birth partners:

Nutrition in pregnancy:



  • Practicing for an Active Birth (DVD) by Neri L. Choma, certified birth coach and trainer of doulas. Two and a half hours of video, offering labor support tools and suggested comfort measures for birth, plus coaching tips for both birthing mothers and partners.

Web resources: