“The predicament of the human situation begins not only in infancy, not only before birth, but also in the physical, psychological and spiritual preparation of the parents, before conception.”
Laura Huxley

Knowledge is power. Recommended reading:

Spiritual Pregnancy: Develop, Nurture & Embrace the Journey to Motherhood
by Shawn A. Tassone MD (amazon)

The Sacred Nature of Birth – Natural Wisdom for Conscious Birthing
by Kara Maria Ananda (amazon)

Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth,
by Deepak Chopra, David Simon, Vicki Abrams (amazon)

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor’s Guide to Natural Childbirth and
Gentle Early Parenting Choices

by Sarah Buckley (amazon)

Welcoming Spirit Home: Ancient African Teachings to Celebrate Children and Community
by Sobonfu E. Some (amazon)

Nurturing Your Baby’s Soul: A Spiritual Guide For Expectant Parents
by Elizabeth Clare Prophet (amazon)

Women’s Power to Heal through Inner Medicine
by Maya Tiwari (amazon)

Brighton Baby
by Roy Dittmann, OMD, MH (amazon)

Your Baby, Your Way
by Jennifer Margulis, Ph.D (amazon)

HypnoBirthing®, The Mongan Method
A Natural Approach to a Safe, Easier, More Comfortable Birthing

by Mary Mongan, recommended: book + course! (amazon)

What Doctors Don’t Tell You:
The Truth About the Dangers of Modern Medicine
by Lynne McTaggart (amazon)