Articles & Resources

Here are selected articles written by Penny and PowerPoint versions of some of her recent popular presentations.

Videos & Podcasts

Penny Simkin’s YouTube Channel Early Sexual Abuse and Breast Feeding (for Motherwear blog; archive)

File Library


Ratings of Comfort Measures in Childbirth

Links to Other Resources

Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations

Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Childbirth (PATTCh)

DONA International

PALS Doulas

Open Arms Perinatal Services

Great Starts of Seattle

Childbirth Connection

Northwest Association for Postpartum Support


Orgasmic Birth

Giving Birth With Confidence

Science & Sensibility

Getting Started with Breastfeeding (Stanford School of Medicine)

Video on breech birth (for sale):