Product Categories

Breastfeeding – CAPERS Bookstore has been involved in supporting IBLCE exam candidates through education and resources since 1988. At this link you can see recommended books for IBLCE Exam candidates and health professionals. For parents we recommend Why Breastfeeding Matters and The Nursing Mother’s Companion.

Children’s Books – CAPERS Bookstore stocks a selection of children’s books that are related to our specialist areas – pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding and bodies, consent and safety.

Jewellery, Cards and Gifts – We stock a selection of jewellery (glass, wooden painted mandalas and pewter), cards and postcards, and other gifts.

Midwifery and Other Text Books – We stock textbooks for midwives, including Midwifery: Preparation for Practice, Myles Textbook for Midwives and Mayes Midwifery.

Novels, History and Biographies – We stock a range of novels, history books and biographies that are about pregnancy, birth and midwifery or women’s issues more broadly. These make wonderful gifts for midwives and walk that line of being work-related but interesting and inspiring reads.

Parenting and Childcare – CAPERS stocks a selection of books on gentle parenting. For new parents we recommend The Baby Book and for parents of older children we recommend Steve Biddulph‘s books.

Pregnancy and Childbirth – CAPERS started in 1987 to provide quality resources to support women making informed decisions about childbirth and this continues to be a focus of our selection. We highly recommend Birth with Confidence, Give Birth Like a Feminist, The Positive Birth Book and The Down to Earth Birth Book. 

Teaching Resources – We stock Teaching Aids, DVDs and Teaching Charts related to pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding. We also stock rebozos which are a valuable aid for birth support.