Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting Books

Below are all the pregnancy and birth-related books I’ve read and enjoyed. This page contains affiliate links, so if you make a purchase I may earn a little coffee money.

Surrogacy
Then Came You: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
Goodnight, Beautiful by Dorothy Koomson

Teenage Pregnancy
Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far by Bristol Palin
Pregnant Pause by Han Nolan
The Pregnancy Project: A Memoir by Gaby Rodriguez
Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
Not my Daughter by Barbara Delinsky

Pregnancy
Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care by Jennifer Block
Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence by Rebecca Walker
Shades of Blue by Karen Kingsbury
Baby Proof: A Novel by Emily Giffin
Something Blue: A Novel by Emily Giffin
Rattled!: A Memoir by Christine Coppa
The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler
Inconceivable: A Woman’s Triumph over Despair and Statistics by Julia Indichova

Birth
Labor Day: Shared Experiences from the Delivery Room by Ann-Marie Giglio
Cut, Stapled, and Mended by Roanna Rosewood

Parenting
Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting by Pamela Druckerman
Bébé Day by Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting by Pamela Druckerman
Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year by Anne Lamott
Caring for Your Young Baby and Child: Birth to Age 5 by American Academy of Pediatrics

Adoption
Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches by Russell Moore
Where We Belong: A Novel by Emily Giffin
Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie J. Davis
Like Dandelion Dust by Karen Kingsbury

Family Life
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner
Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky

Midwifery
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
The Reluctant Midwife: A Hope River Novel by Patricia Harman
The Blue Cotton Gown: A Midwife’s Memoir by Patricia Harman
The Secrets of Midwives by Sally Hepworth
Arms Wide Open: A Midwife’s Journey by Patricia Harman
The Midwife of Hope River: A Novel of an American Midwife by Patricia Harman
The Midwife by Jolina Petersheim
A Midwife’s Story: Life, Love and Birth Among the Amish by Penny Armstrong
Diary of a Midwife: The Power of Positive Childbearing by Julianna van Olphen-Fehr
Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife by Peggy Vincent
Midwife: A Calling by Peggy Vincent
Midwife: A Journey by Peggy Vincent
Listen to Me Good: The Story of an Alabama Midwife by Margaret Charles Smith and Linda Janet Holmes
Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth
Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth
Hard Pushed: A Midwife’s Story by Leah Hazard

Feeding
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, and Teresa Pitman
Baby-Led Weaning The (Not-So) Revolutionary Way to Start Solids and Make a Happy Eater by Teresa Pitman
Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to High School by Maryann Jacobsen and Jill Castle

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