- Michael Odent books & articles, like The Cesarean
- Ina May Gaskin’s books, Spiritual Midwifery and Guide to Childbirth
- The Pink Kit – awesome!!!
- England’s Birthing from Within
- Dick-Read’s Childbirth Without Fear
- Re-reading Simpkin’s Birth Partner
- Robbie Davis-Floyd & Carolyn Sargent, eds, Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
- Miscellaneous parenting and pregnancy magazines
- Homebirth stories (attended and unassisted); HBA2C videos
- Marsden Wagner’s Born in the USA: How a Broken Maternity System Must Be Fixed to Put Women and Children First
- Clarion – feel free to subscribe to ICAN through ICAN of Greater Missoula 😉
- Journal of Singing
- Miscellaneous higher education publications
- Coming to Term by Jon Cohen (much more interesting and relevant than I had expected; one of the most recommended books in the RPL community; more recent than the Regan book mentioned below)
- Jennifer Block’s Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care
- Marsden Wagner with Stephanie Gunning, Creating Your Birth Plan, which is much more than a birth plan book. This is a must read for all mothers regardless of birth venue.
- ICAN’s Cesarean Voices (I can’t begin to tell you how important this book is)
- Linda Layne’s Motherhood Lost: a feminist account of pregnancy loss in America: an incredible read if you like a more academic sociological/anthropological look at pregnancy loss.
- Henci Goer & Rhonda Wheeler’s The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth
- Lesley Regan’s Miscarriage: What Every Woman Needs to Know (it was recommended to me several times, but I didn’t find it particularly helpful)
- LB Cowman’s Streams in the Desert: Hope for Hurting Hearts (Jim Reimann, ed.)
- Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health