Books & Supplies

Book List

This list is a combination of both required and recommended for your course of study. Unless you want a particular book for your library, it is recommended that you wait to purchase until you get the class list.

 A History of Midwifery in the US: The Midwife Said Fear Not by Helen Varney and Dr. Joyce E. Thompson   

 A Shot in the Dark by H. Coulter

Active Birth by Janet Balaskas

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives by Jane Coad, Kevin Pedley 

Baby Catcher by Peggy Vincent

Baby Maker: A Complete Guide to Holistic Nutrition for Fertility, Conception, and Pregnancy by Barbara Rodgers NC BCHN (Author), Ann Louise Gittleman Ph.D CNS (Foreword)

Battling Over Birth: Black Women and the Maternal Health Crisis by Julia Chinyere Oparah and Helen Arega

Bates’ Nursing Guide to Physical Examination by Hogan-Quigley, Beth, Bickley, Lynn S.

Birth by Tina Cassidy 

Birth Control Battles by Melissa J. Wilde

Birth Emergency Skills Training by Bonnie U. Gruenberg

Birth Wisdom by Jan Tritten

Birthing from Within by Pam England and Rob Horowitz

Birthing Justice by Julia Oparah and Alicia Bonaparte

Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health by Aviva Romm

Brain Health from Birth by Rebecca Fett

Care of the Well Newborn by BJ Snell and Sandra L Gardner

Childbirth without Fear by Grantly Dick Read

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women’s Health by Nell L. TharpeCindy L. FarleyRobin G. Jordan

Communication: Making Connections by Joseph P Mazer and Melissa L Beall

Cut it Out: The C-Section Epidemic in America by Theresa Morris

Delivered by Midwives by Jenny M Luke

English Grammar Workbook for Adults by Michael DiGiacomo

Essential Writing skills for College and Beyond by C.M. Gill

Healing Passage by Anne FryeK Hindall

Hearts & Hands by Elizabeth Davis

Hypnobirthing by Marie F Mongan

Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Ina Mae Gaskin

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina Mae Gaskin

Infection Control in Clinical Practice by Wilson, Jennie

It Starts With the Egg by Rebecca Fett

It Sucked & Then I Cried by Heather Armstrong

Labor of Love: A Midwife’s Memoir by Cara Muhlhahn

Man-Midwifery Exposed, or the Danger and Immorality of Employing Men in Midwifery Proved… By John Stevens

Motherwit by Onnie Lee Logan

Mothering the New Mother by Sally Placksin

Midwives by Chris Bohjalian

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies by Frances Sizer, Ellie Whitney

Obstetric Myths vs. Research Realities by Henci Goer

Optimal Care in Childbirth by Henci Goer and Amy Romano

Physical Assessment of the Newborn by Ellen P. Tappero and Mary Ellen Honeyfield

Pocket Guide to Clinical Midwifery by Lauren A. DuttonJessica E. Densmore

Policing the Womb by Michele Goodwin

Pushed by Jennifer Block

Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization by Khiara Bridges

Skills for Midwifery Practice by Ruth Johnson and Wendy Taylor

Sperm Donor = Dad by Cheryl Shuler

Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin

Top 100 Drugs in Midwifery & Women’s Health by Heidi Collins Fantasia

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

A Midwife’s Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology by Keith L. Moore and T. V. N. Persaud

The Labor Progress Handbook by Penny Simkin

The Matron’s Manual of Midwifery and the Diseases of Women during pregnancy and in Childbed by Dr. Frederick Hollick

The Moral Property of Women by Linda Gordon

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

The Vaccine Book by Robert W. Sears

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League

Turabian The Easy Way by  Peggy M. Houton and Timothy J Houton

Understanding Diagnostic Tests in the Childbearing Year by Anne Frye and Rhonda Baker

Varney’s Midwifery by Tekoa L. KingMary C. Brucker

Witches, Midwives & Nurses by Barbara Ehrenreich

Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susun S. Weed


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