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Resources

This page lists books, websites, and Atlanta-area resources we have found useful. If you are looking for information on a topic not listed here, please feel free to email us at info@birthcompanion.net. We may be able to help you locate additional resources.


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Pregnancy and Childbirth Preparation

Books:

The Birth Partner
Penny Simkin

Comprehensive information on pregnancy and labor geared toward the spouse or other birth partner. Also a good read during your pregnancy.


Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation
Pam England and Rob Horowitz

This empowering birth-preparation book treats birth as a rite of passage rather than a medical event. It encourages self-exploration and personal growth, and cultivates intuition.


The Pregnancy Book
William Sears and Martha Sears

Easy-to-follow, month-by-month information on what to expect during your pregnancy.


Atlanta-Area Classes:

Gwynne Knap, CCCE, CLE
Confident Childbirth Method

404-569-4268
gwynne@ccmethod.com
www.confidentchildbirthofatlanta.com


Maggie Horn, RN, IBCLC, HBCE, CH
HypnoBirthing The Mongan Method

305-527-6225
hypnosis@maggiehorn.com
www.maggiehorn.com


Stephanie Banguilan, HCHI, HCID, CLE, IPES
Hypnobabies

Gentle Journeys Birthing
678-852-7307
http://gentlejourneysbirthing.com


Breastfeeding

Books:

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

Well-written instruction on getting started, that is great to read prior to birth. Includes strategies for common challenges.


Internet and Local Resources:

La Leche League of Georgia

404-681-6342
www.lllofga.org


Practical Preggo Birth & Lactation Services
Mandi Parrish RN, CLC, CLD and Shoshanah Blaiss BSN, RN, CLC

678-381-1905
www.practicalpreggo.com

Atlanta-Area Classes:

Breastfeeding with Confidence Classes
Gwynne Knap, CCCE, CLE

404-569-4268
http://birthisjustthebeginning.com


Breastfeeding Classes and Private Consultations
Maggie Horn, RN, IBCLC, HBCE, CH

305-527-6225
hypnosis@maggiehorn.com
www.maggiehorn.com


Postpartum Doulas

Jacob Engelsman

678-664-9451
qtpdoula@gmail.com

Gwynne Knap, CCCE, CLE

404-569-4268
http://birthisjustthebeginning.com


Additional Resources

Photography:

Alicia Holman
Pregnancy and newborn photo sessions

828-244-9639
aliciaholmanphotography@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/aliciaholmanphotography


Car Seat Safety:

Information on car seat safety and an inspection locator
www.seatcheck.org/

Perinatal/Parenthood Counseling:

Bit by Bit Counseling
Cheryl Delaney

www.bitbybitcounseling.com


Couples Counseling
Amanda Carver, LMFT

828-244-9639
http://therapywithamanda.com