One of the things I love most about being a doula is getting to walk alongside women on their birth journeys and helping them find the tools and information they need. Listed here, you’ll find some of my favorite and most recommended sources of both online and print information. Please note: I have included links to where books may be purchased, but none of them are affiliate links. I only include the links for ease of use for the reader and receive no compensation of any kind.

Pregnancy and Birth Resources for Nashville, TN

Birth Concierge

Check out Blissful Birthing TN  for all the resources you might need for local providers from maternity/birth photography to medical care providers. Wonderful research for all things “birthy” on the local scene!

Resources for Pregnancy and Birth


Bickley, Sarah J. Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering

England, Pam. Birthing from Within

Gaskin, Ina May. Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

Simkin, Peggy. The Birth Partner

Simkin, Peggy et al. Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

Online Resources

Evidence Based Birth 

Science and Sensibility

VBAC Facts

International Cesarian Awareness Network

Resources for Breastfeeding


Gaskin, Ina May. Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding

Kaplan, Robin. Latch: A Handbook for Breastfeeding with Confidence at Every Stage

Wiessinger, Diane; West, Diana; Pitman, Theresa. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

Online Resources


La Leche League International

Breastfeeding  Inc.