Mongan, Marie F HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method: A natural approach to a safe, easier, more comfortable birthing (3rd Edition)  Publisher: Health
Communications; 3rd edition (May 24, 2005) 
Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0757302661

Goer, Henci  The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth Publisher: Perigee Trade; 1 edition (October 1, 1999) Language: English ISBN-10: 0399525173

Simkin, Whalley, Keppler, Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide Publisher: Meadowbrook; Rev Upd edition (July 31, 2001)  Language: English  ISBN-10: 074321241X

Simkin, Penny, The Birth Partner; Everything You Need To Know To Help A Woman Through Childbirth. Publisher: Harvard Common Press; 2 edition (June 2001)  Language: English   ISBN-10: 1558321950

Gaskin, Ina May, Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, Publisher: Bantam; 1 edition (March 4, 2003)   Language: English ISBN-10: 0553381156


Websites (also LINKS) 


Childbirth Education


Serving Central Ohio
Ph: 740-687-5506
Sharon Gourlay C.Ht, HBCE, HBIMI, RMT, BA

Lactation Support 

Jill Davis RN, IBCLC, Reiki Master, Craniosacral Therapy
Mama's Arms Lactation Support
Ph: (614) 506-0150

Pregnancy and Post-partum Fitness

Beth Francis Gupta
Prenatal/Postpartum/Partner Yoga Instruction
Ph: (614) 506-2777


Born Community Midwives (Not currently taking new clients)
Ph: (614) 636-2676

CHOICE (Center for Human Options in Childbirth Experiences)
Offering CPM Homebirth Midwifery Services & Childbirth Education
Ph: (614) 263-2229

Roots Midwifery
Offering direct entry Homebirth Midwifery Services, Lactation Consultant Services, and Placenta Encapsulation
Ph: (740) 936-7415

Columbus Midwife: Certified Nurse Midwives
Ph: (614) 366-3075


Whole Kids Pediatrics
1335 Dublin Rd, Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 298-5437

Dr. Carine Integrative Pediatrics
3300 Riverside Dr, Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 459-4200

Prescription Drug Information

VBAC Support

ICAN - International Cesarean Awareness Network

Support for women seeking information on cesarean prevention, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), emotional recovery from a cesarean, monthly group meetings and a free lending library.