CPM Program Readings Partial list*

 

In addition to journal articles, lab reports, and relevant Web site material, there will be required reading for students from the following texts over the course of the program:

 

• A Midwife's Guide, Mary Sommers

• A Midwife’s Handbook, Constance Sinclair*

• Anatomy and Physiology Coloring Workbook: A Complete Study Guide (10th Edition), Elaine Marieb

• Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives, Jane Coad, Melvyn Dunstall

• Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi, Barbara Bates*

• Birth Emergency Skills Training: Manual for Out -of- Hospital Midwives, Bonnie U. Gruenberg

• Breastfeeding A-Z, Karin Cadwell

• Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Jan Riordan

• Clinical Practice Guidelines For Midwifery & Women's Health (3rd Ed.), Nell Tharpe, et al

• CME Review Articles on Massive Blood Loss and Transfusion in Obstetrics and Gynecology

• Doula Guide Book, Mary Sommers

• Healing Passage: A Midwife's Guide to the Care and Repair of the Tissues Involved in Birth, Anne Frye

• Heart and Hands, Elizabeth Davis*

• Herbal for the Childbearing Year, Susun Weed

• Holistic Midwifery Vol. 1: Care During Pregnancy, Anne Frye*

• Human Anatomy & Physiology with Mastering A&P® (9th Ed.), Elaine N. Marieb & Katja N. Hoehn

• Into These Hands: Wisdom from Midwives, Geradine Simkins

• Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding, Jack Newman & Teresa Pitman

• Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculations and Drug Preparation, Mary Jo Boyer

• Midwifery and Childbirth in America, Judith Rooks

• Midwifery Workbook, Daphne Singingtree*

• Midwives, Chris Bohjalian

• More than a Midwife, Mary Sommers

• Myles Textbook for Midwifery (15th ed.) Diane Fraser and Margaret Cooper*

• Nurse-Midwives, Laura Ettinger

• Oxorn-Foote Human Labor and Birth, Harry Oxorn

• Pushed, Jennifer Block

• Safe Motherhood Modules on Hemorrhage and Sepsis, WHO Press

• Understanding Diagnostic Lab Tests in the Childbearing Year, Anne Frye

• Varney’s Midwifery, Helen Varney*

• When to Screen in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wildschut, Weiner and Peters

• Why Not Me, Gladys Milton

• The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Gwen Gotsch, Judy Torgus

 

*Key textbooks

 

Additional Required Reading

• A Child is Born, Lennart Nilsson

• A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth, Murray Enkin, et.al.

• A Midwife’s Story, Penny Armstrong

• A Midwife’s Tale, Laurel Ulrich

• Assessment and Care of the Fetus, Robert Eden, Frank Boehm

• Before We Are Born, Keith Moore

• Call the Midwife, Jennifer Worth

• Evaluating Practice, Martin Bloom

• Healing With Whole Foods, Paul Pitchford

• Immaculate Deception, Suzanne Arms

• Maternal Newborn Nursing, Sally Olds, et. al.

• Nourishing Your Unborn Child, Phyllis Williams

• Obstetrics and the Newborn, Norman Beischer, Eric Mackay

• Obstetric Myths vs. Research Realities, Henci Goer

• Spiritual Midwifery, Ina May Gaskin

• The Five Standards for Safe Childbearing, David Stewart

• The Science of Human Nutrition, Judith Brown

• Wide Neighborhoods, Mary Breckenridge

 

*Readings are subject to change without notice