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"I think one of the best things we could do would be to help women/parents/families discover their own birth power, from within themselves. And to let them know it's always been there, they just needed to tap into it."         - John H. Kennell, MD


         San Francisco Birth Center!!

Now open and accepting patients

Penny Simkin on 'Pain Versus Suffering'


 Attachment Parenting International



In addition to the classics by Ina May Gaskin and Elizabeth Davis--

  • Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds by Cynthia Gabriel 
  • The Birth Partner, Third Edition: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions  by Penny Simkin 
  • Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong- and What you Really Need to Know by Emily Oster
  • A Wise Birth by Penny Armstrong and Sheryl Feldman
  • What Your Pediatrician Doesn't Know Can Hurt Your Child: A More Natural Approach to Parenting
  • Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy

Serving San Francisco 


"So long as women do not go cheap
for power, please women more than men." Wendell Berry