Dos Doulas Recommended Books

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, Ina May Gaskin

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth, Henci Goer

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn, Penny Simkin

The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman Through Childbirth, Penny Simkin

Birthing From Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation, Pam England.

Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally, Revised Edition, Janet Balaskas

Bestfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You, Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher, and Suzanne Arms

The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby From Birth to Age Two, William Sears MD and Martha Sears RN

Becoming Parents, How to Strenthen Your Marriage as Your Family Grows, Pamela L. Jordan, Scott M. Stanley, Howard J. Markman, Pamela L. Jordan, Scott M. Stanley, Howard J. Markman

The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer, Harvey Karp M.D.

Dos Doulas Recommended Websites

Dos Doulas Master Resource List

Lactation Consultants and Breastfeeding Support:

Prenatal and Postpartum Massage:

Hospital Midwifery Services:

Weill Cornell Medicine Lower Manhattan:

Mount Sinai West (formally known as St. Lukes Roosevelt):

NY Methodist Hospital:

Homebirth Midwives:



Breastfeeding Stores:

Childbirth Education Classes:

Postpartum Emotional Support:

Postpartum Services:

Placenta Encapsulation

Yoga (pre and postnatal) and Fitness Classes: