Recommended Childbirth Education Reading

Recommended Childbirth Education Online Resources


The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services: an excellent site for information on informed decisions, finding out if your chosen birthing place is truly mother-friendly (you may be surprised at what you find out!), and evidence based info on breastfeeding and interventions.


Childbirth Connection: an amazing website full of hours of great evidence-based information on pregnancy and birth. Also home of the Listening to Mothers survey and the Guide to Effective Practice in Maternity Care.

March of Dimes: Medical and health information from conception through birth, including information about prenatal testing, birth defects, prematurity, and much more. You can request a free copy of MAMA their pregnancy magazine as well as other products.

Lamaze International: website page with links to many helpful articles, including Ten Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy, Ten Tips for a Normal Birth


Centers for Disease Control: info and statistical resource pertaining to birth and much more.


Midwifery Today: articles/info on birth from the midwives perspective and natural birth.