Here are some websites and books that we found helpful during our own pregnancies.
Wikipedia gives a good introduction to breech birth
The following books are focused on the issues around breech pregnancy and birth.
Breech Birth – What are my options? – Jane Evans
Published by AIMS, Association for Improvements in Maternity Services, available from their website or in Kindle edition. The author, Jane Evans, is one of the most experienced practising midwives in the UK for breech births
Breech Birth – Benna Waites
A comprehensive book covering turning methods and birth options, available from Amazon and other online retailers.
The following books have good sections about breech babies, but also cover other aspects of pregnancy and birth.
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth – Henci Goer
Spiritual Midwifery – Ina May Gaskin
Some websites focusing on breech babies. These have long lists of links and references, including lists of the relevant academic papers.
Breech Birth Australia and New Zealand
Midwives who have helped us:
- Siobhan and Amy, Cambridge Independent Midwives
- Jane Evans, independent midwife and breech expert
The Independent Midwives Association can also help with identifying midwives with breech expertise in other areas of the UK