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Professional Birth & Postpartum Doula
Cindy lou Burgess C.D. & C.B.E.

Specializing in all birth options and covering all of Connecticut

Benefits of using a Doula
Good reads


Below is a list of some of our favorite books. We hope you find these books as helpful as we do!

For Mom:
Active Birth, Janet Balaskas
Birth Your Way, Sheila Kitzinger
Birthing From Within, Pam England
Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sheila Kitzinger
The Doula Guide to Birth, Ananda Lowe
Gentle Birth Choices, Barbara Harper
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, Ina May Gatskin
Pushed, Jennifer Block
Silent Knife,
Nancy Wainer Cohen & Lois J. Estner
Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth
, Henci Goer
Natural Childbirth After Cesarean, Karis Crawford and Johanne Walters
The VBAC Companion, Diana Korte

For Partner:
The Birth Partner, Penny Simkin

Mom and Partner:
Creating Your Birth Plan, Marsden Wagner MD
Born in the USA, Marsden Wagner MD

Breastfeeding:
Bestfeeding-Getting breastfeeding right for you, Suzanne Arms, Mary Renfrew & Chloe Fisher
So That's What They're For, Janet Tamaro
Medications & Mother's Milk, Dr. Thomas W. Hale P.H.D.

Parenting
The Baby Book, William and Martha Sears
Calms by Debby Takikawa

Nighttime Parenting and Sleep
Good Nights: The Happy Parent's Guide to the Family Bed (and a Peaceful Night's Sleep), Jay Gordon and Maria Goodavage
The No-Cry Sleep Solution

Health
Naturally Healthy Babies and Children
Natural Family Living, Peggy O'Mara
The Vaccine Guide, Risks and Benefits for Children and Adults, Randall Neustaedter, OMD



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