Childbirth Connection has revised their long standing booklet, What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section.
The booklet answers important questions and concerns about cesarean birth. It helps pregnant women to reflect on the benefits and risks of surgical birth. It also guides them on how to discuss this topic with their care provider and make the best decision for their specific health situation.
The booklet offers practical suggestions on how to prevent having a cesarean birth. It is a great resources and is free to download.
Comfort in Labor by Penny Simkin is another great booklet that can be downloaded at Childbirth Connection. It has images of labor positions and is an excellent guide on how to help a women cope through labor.