Natural Childbirth Directory
The following publications are designed to help keep you current in birth trends and research.
African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health
A Quarterly peer-reviewed and evidence based journal for midwives and nurses.
Discussions about change and devlopment in maternity services for parents and professionals.
American Congress of Obstretricians and Gynecologists
Provides a variety of publications for meembers. Some available to non-members.
MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing
Timely relevant articles for nurses practicing in perinatal, neonatal, midwifery, and pediatric specialties .
Birth: Issues in Prenatal Care
Peer-reviewed journal devoted to issues and practices in the care of childbearing women, infants and families.
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Open access journal of peer-reviewed research.
Online and print versions of this international breastfeeding magainze from La Leche League are available.
British Journal of Midwifery
Monthly journal includes clinical reviews, original research and evidence-based articles.
The Compleat Mother
Quarterly magazine focusing on issues of interest to families.
International Breastfeeding Journal
Open access, peer-reviewed online journal of breastfeeding research.
International Journal of Childbirth Education
Quarterly Journal of the Internatioanl Childbirth Education Association.
International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery
Open access journal for all areas of nursing and midwifery.
Journal International Midwifery
Published by the International Confederation of Midwives
Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health
Journal of the American College of Nurse Midwives.
Journal of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology
Published by the Association for Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology and Health.
Bimonthly Journal focused on issues affecting midwifery internationally.
Publishes a quarterly magazine and a weekly email newsletter as well as a variety of books through the Motherbaby Press.
Digital and Print versions of the magazine to inspire natural parenting are available.
This publication bills itself as an anarchist birth journal. Digital and print versions available.
Please note: The directory is provided in an attempt to help you locate information and childbirth professionals to assist you in planning for a natural birth. Listing in the Natural Childbirth Directory does not indicate that professionals and sites only offer natural childbirth services.