Recommended Reading

Husband-Coached Childbirth
by Robert Bradley, M.D.

Dr. Bradley’s pioneering work in the field of natural childbirth. For half a century, the all-natural Bradley Method® has helped mothers have healthy babies and joyful birth experiences–and made fathers partners in the miracle of life. Revised and updated in 2008, this guide teaches fathers how to work with mothers to provide a joyful birth experience that eliminates drugs, shortens labor, lessens complications, and promotes healthy newborns.

Natural Childbirth the Bradley ® Way
by Susan McCutcheon

Newly revised in 2017.  Comprehensive and informative, it covers the importance of nutrition and exercise, gives practical relaxation instruction, explains the relationship between physiology and what you feel in labor, and describes how and why this method differs from others. As a reader who used this book, hoping for a better experience than she had with her first child wrote: “The practical info in this book revolutionized the birth experience I had with my second baby… Every family deserves this kind of joy in childbirth.”