www.MercyInAction.org

3018 West Overland Road
Boise, ID, 83705

(208) 258-9251

Mercy in Action is a non-profit organization that focuses on the crisis in Maternal/Newborn/Child health care worldwide. A Midwifery School, as well as seminars and training retreats are held each year to prepare midwives, doctors, and nurses to meet the global shortage of skilled birth attendants, and to help primary health care workers prevent unnecessary child deaths. 

NARM Reference Books

NARM Reference Books


Students preparing to take NARM will need to be familiar with these textbooks, which the NARM exam is written from. The Mercy In Action Academic modules are also based on the textbooks in this list.

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

by Jane Coad; 3rd Edition

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Heart and Hands: A Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

by Elizabeth Davis; Fifth Edition

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Professional Ethics in Midwifery Practice

by Illysa Foster & Jon Lasser, Jon,

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Holistic Midwifery: A Comprehensive Textbook for Midwives and Home Birth Practice, Vol. 1, Care During Pregnancy

by Anne Frye; Revised 2010

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Holistic Midwifery: A Comprehensive Textbook for Midwives and Home Birth Practice, Vol.II, Care During Labor and Birth

by Anne Frye; 2004

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Healing Passage

by Anne Frye; 6th Edition

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Understanding Diagnostic Tests in the Childbearing Year

by Anne Frye; 7th Edition

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Spiritual Midwifery

by Ina May Gaskin; 4th Edition

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Optimal Care in Childbirth

by Henci Goer & Amy Romano; 2012

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Birth Emergency Skills Training

by Bonnie Gruenberg; 2009

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Midwifery Mind and Spirit

by Jennifer Hall; 2001

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The Breastfeeding Answer Book

by La Leche League; 2003

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Textbook for Midwives

by Margaret Myles, Fraiser/Cooper; 15th Edition

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Human Labor and Birth

by Oxorn & Foote; 5th Edition

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The New Midwifery

by Lesley Ann Page; 2nd Edition

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William’s Obstetrics

Pritchard and McDonald; 23rd Edition

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Bestfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right

by Renfrew, Fisher, Arms; 3rd Edition

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Labor Progress Handbook

by Simpkin & Ancheta; 3rd Edition

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A Midwife’s Handbook

by Constance Sinclair; 2004

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Assessment & Care of the Well Newborn

by Thureen; 4th Edition

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Midwifery

by Helen Varney; 4th Edition

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Practical Skills Guide for Midwives

by Pam Weaver & Sharon Evans; 4th Edition

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Midwifery, Best Practice Volume 3

by Sarah Wickham; 2009

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Neonatal Resuscitation Textbook

by American Academy of Pediatrics; 6th Edition

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