Recommended Reading...

Take a look at our recommended reading for natural birth...

 

HBA Library

The Home Birth Association of Ireland has a library of books about home birth, natural birth and other topics related to pregnancy, birth and babies.

The library is usually available at support meetings.  Please contact Helena McMahon: Tel: 01 627 0635  or email her at supportmeetings@homebirth.ie if you have any questions about our library.

The books in our library are in constant circulation as the library is well used.  Below is a sample of books from our library to give a flavour of what is in our library.

The Womanly Art Of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International
Three in a Bed by Deborah Jackson
Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger
Reading Birth & Death: a History Of Obstetric Thinking by Jo Murphy-Lawless
Impact Of Birthing, Practices On Breastfeeding: Protecting the Mother and Baby Continuum by Mary Kroeger and Linda Smith
The American Way Of Birth by Jessica Mitford
Communicating Midwifery by Caroline Flint
Preparing For Birth With Yoga: Exercises For Pregnancy and Childbirth by Janet Balaskas
Pregnancy and Childbirth by Miriam Stoppard
Pregnancy to Parenthood by Linda Goldberg
New Pregnancy and Birth Book by Miriam Stoppard
Who's Having Your Baby?: Health Rights Handbook For Maternity Care by Beverley Lawrence Beech
Making Birth Easier by Andrea Robertson
Mums On Pregnancy by Justine Roberts and Carrie Longton
Confessions Of a Medical Heretic by Robert S. Mendelsohn
Amy Spangler's Breastfeeding: A Parent's Guide by Amy Spangler
Baby Wisdom: the World's Best Kept Secrets For the First Year Of Parenting by Deborah Jackson
Delivered at Home by Julia Allison
Conception, Pregnancy and Birth by Miriam Stoppard
Working Woman's Pregnancy by Hilary Boyd
Mad to Be a Mother: is There Life After Birth For Women Today? by Brigid McConville
Practical Parenting Problem Solvers: Breastfeeding by Felicity Tucker
Safer Childbirth?: a Critical History Of Maternity Care by Marjorie Tew
Easy Exercises For Pregnancy by Janet Balaskas
Home Birth: Comprehensive Guide to Planning Childbirth at Home by Nicky Wesson
Morning Sickness: a Comprehensive Guide to the Causes and Treatments by Nicky Wesson
Every Woman's Birthrights by Pat Thomas
Giving Birth by Sheila Kitzinger
Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent by Meredith Small
Becoming a Grandmother by Sheila Kitzinger
Not Too Late: Having a Baby After 35 by Gill Thorn
Natural Baby by Janet Balaskas
Child Birth Doesn't Have to Hurt by Nikki Bradford and Geoffrey Chamberlain
Birth Your Way by Sheila Kitzinger
The Birth Book by Carol Barbar and Jane Palmer
The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner by Annabel Karmel
Breastfeeding by Sheila Kitzinger