5. Complete Reading Course Books

doula books

Books for Doula Program

The following books will provide students with an understanding of pregnancy, childbirth, the labor process, postpartum, breastfeeding, relaxation and breathing techniques. These books are a starting place giving students a base of information to build upon.

1. The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

2. The Nursing Mother’s Companion – 7th Edition by Kathleen Huggins

3. The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-Be by Armin Brott

4. Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn by Penny Simkin



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