Students enrolled in The Biblical Birth School will receive the following list of recommended books to enhance and strengthen the topics discussed in The Biblical Birth School Childbirth Educator Certification Program.

It is not required to read the following list of books to earn your certification as a Biblical Birth Educator, however, it is strongly encouraged.

Physiological Birth (choose at least 2)

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin, Updated with New Material

Optimal Care in Childbirth the Case for a Physiologic Approach by Henci Goer and Amy Romano

Brave, Beautiful Birth Trusting God Through VBAC by Jaimie M. Schrock

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn by Penny Simkin

Birth by Tina Cassidy

Labor Pain A Natural Approach to Easing Delivery by Nicky Wesson* *I do not agree with her viewpoint on hypnotherapy for labor, but a good book otherwise!

Birth and the Bible (choose at least 1)

Be Fruitful and Multiply by Nancy Campbell

Mary the Second Eve by John Henry Newman

Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions? By Randy Alcorn

New Age and the Christian (choose at least 1)

Fourteen Things Witches Hope Parents Never Find Out by David Benoit

Spellbound: The Paranormal Seduction of Today’s Kids by Marcia Montenegro

Like Lambs to the Slaughter by Johanna Michaelsen


Gentle Healing for Baby and Child by Master Herbalist Andrea Candee

How to Raise a Healthy Child…In Spite of Your Doctor by Robert S. Mendelsohn M.D

Uterus A New Perspective by Jessica M. Koren

Birth Trauma (choose 1)

When Survivors Give Birth by Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus

Business and Marketing (choose 1)

The Completed Course by Dr. Carrie Rose

Postpartum and Breastfeeding (choose at least 2)

A Sacred Beginning: Nurturing Your Body, Mind and Soul during Baby’s First Forty Days

The First Forty Days by Heng Ou

The Postnatal Depletion Cure by Dr. Oscar Serrallach

Breastfeeding Made Simple Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett and Nancy Mohrbacher

Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Ina May Gaskin

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