Books to read while pregnant

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Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent
1.  Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent by Meredith F. Small
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  "Tired of all the American pregnancy and baby books full of advice and things to make you worry? An intellectual and refreshing look at the varieties of parenting."
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Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
2.  Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
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  "Childbirth is natural and we have the power within ourselves to birth our babies. Inspiring and full of choices and information as you think about how you want your birth to be."
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Midwifery and Childbirth in America
3.  Midwifery and Childbirth in America by Judith Rooks
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  "Fascinating history and facts about midwifery in America and Europe.  Learn more about this wonderful and important profession."
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Mothering Magazine's Having a Baby, Naturally: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth
4.  Mothering Magazine's Having a Baby, Naturally: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Peggy O'Mara
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  "Will ease your worries as well as provide lots of information not found in other more popular books. Discusses pregnancy as a part of life not a medical risk."
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The Farmer and the Obstetrician
5.  The Farmer and the Obstetrician by Michel Odent
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  "Thank goodness for Michel Odent's experience and wisdom! How industrialization has led us down the medicalized and not so happy path to childbirth."
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The Scientification of Love
6.  The Scientification of Love by Michel Odent
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  "Another great read by Michel Odent.  The science and beauty behind love and how this is a part the nature of birth."
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Birth Your Way
7.  Birth Your Way by Sheila Kitzinger
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  "All women need choices, and this book presents these more natural choices. An eye opener if you have never considered an unmedicated birth."
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The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding: Seventh Revised Edition (La Leche League International Book)
8.  The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding: Seventh Revised Edition (La Leche League International Book) by Judy Torgus
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  "The newest version of this breastfeeding classic. Read this long before you begin breastfeeding. It will reassure you in those early days and weeks."
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LA Leche League : At the Crossroads of Medicine, Feminism, and Religion
9.  LA Leche League : At the Crossroads of Medicine, Feminism, and Religion by Jule DeJager Ward
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  "Ever wonder how La Leche League started? An interesting quick read about the founding women, their philosophy and legacy. Written by a scholar and past La Leche League member."
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Your Vegetarian Pregnancy: A Month-by-Month Guide to Health and Nutrition (Fireside Books (Fireside))
10.  Your Vegetarian Pregnancy: A Month-by-Month Guide to Health and Nutrition (Fireside Books (Fireside)) by Holly Roberts
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  "Even if you aren't a vegetarian, this book will give you a more reassuring look at eating during pregnancy. This helped ease my mind and provided most answers about nutrition during pregnancy."
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