CAPERS Bookstore is closing down in 2024

CAPERS Bookstore was established in 1988 (and online from 2001), to provide quality resources for parents and health professionals, as well as educational events for midwives, lactation consultants and other health professionals. Until 2019, CAPERS presented more than 1,000 events across Australia and New Zealand and provided a valuable source for educational resources, including being […]

CAPERS Clearance

We have reduced a lot of stock including parenting books, midwifery texts and breastfeeding education resources. Prices start at $1. Stock is limited. See the full range here. We also have a small selection of items that are discounted due to being slightly damaged or shop-soiled, you can see those items here.

Pregnancy and Childbirth Books

CAPERS Bookstore was established (in 1988) to provide easier access to quality resources that were supportive of natural birth and we continue to specialise in this area. Books for Pregnant Women/Couples We highly recommend Birth with Confidence for any pregnant women. It explains important considerations in choosing your birth location and support people, and practical advice for preparing […]

Quotes and Ordering via Purchase Order

We are happy to supply against official purchase orders from Australian government institutions and most Australian private hospitals. We simply require an official external purchase order to be emailed to office[at] As soon as this is received we can send your order. It is the simplest and most efficient option for ordering. If you are ordering […]

Previous CAPERS events

Since 1976, Jan has organised many conferences and workshops (for ICEA and other consumer groups and since 1988, for CAPERS). Invited speakers for CAPERS events in Australia and New Zealand have included: Janet Balaskas, Sheila Kitzinger, Thomas W Hale, Lawrence Gartner, James McKenna, Teri Shilling, Gabrielle Palmer, Rukhsana Haider, Marshall Klaus, Jean Sutton, Pauline Scott, Murray Enkin, Karen Guilliland, Charles Mahan, Steve Biddulph, William Sears, Penny Simkin, Diony Young, Ruth […]