Books

 

Fertility:

  • Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler, 2015

Conception:

  • Conscious Conception: Elemental Journey Through the Labyrinth of Sexuality by Jeanine Parvati Baker & Frederick Baker, 2009
  • Sacred Birthing: Birthing a New Humanity by Sunni Karell, 2003

Pregnancy and Birth Support:

  • Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation by Pam England & Rob Horowitz, 1998
  • The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions by Penny Simkin, 2017
  • Gentle Birth Choices Paperback by Barbara Harper, R.N., 2005
  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices by Sarah Buckley, 2008
  • Holistic Stages of Birth by Whapio Diane Bartlett [article] https://thematrona.com/the-holistic-stages-of-birth/
  • The Natural Pregnancy Book: Your Complete Guide to a Safe, Organic Pregnancy and Childbirth with Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices, by Aviva Jill Romm, 2014
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin, 2008

Perinatal Psychology:

  • Windows to the Womb: Revealing the Conscious Baby from Conception to Birth by David Chamberlain, 2013
  • Babies Remember Birth: And Other Extraordinary Scientific Discoveries about the Mind and the Personality of Your Newborn by David Chamberlain, 1989

 Birth Stories:

  • Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife by Peggy Vincent, 2003
  • Birth as an American Rite of passage by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, 2004
  • Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart: A Midwife's Saga by Carol Leonard, 2010
  • Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin, 2002

Birth Preparation Books for Siblings:

  • Hello Baby by Jenni Overend, 2008
  • Our Water Baby by Amy Maclean, 2006
  • Runa's Birth: The Day My Sister Was Born by Uwe Spillmann, 2006

Honoring the Mother:

  • Blessingways: A Guide to Mother-Centered Baby Showers by Shari Maser, 2004
  • Labyrinth of Birth: Creating a Map, Meditations and Rituals for Your Childbearing Years by Pam England, 2010
  • Mother Rising by Yana Cortlund, Barb Lucke & Donna Miller Watelet, 2006
  • Mother's Nature: Timeless Wisdom for the Journey Into Motherhood by Andrea Alban Gosline & Lisa Burnett Bossi, 1999
  • With Child: Wisdom Traditions for Pregnancy, Birth, and Motherhood by Deborah Jackson, 2009

Self-Care:

  • Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susan Weed, 1996
  • Herbal Healing for Women by Rosemary Gladstar, 1993
  • HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method: A Natural Approach to a Safe, Easier, More Comfortable Birthing by Marie F. Mongan, 2006
  • Prenatal Yoga and Natural Childbirth by Jeannine Parvati, 2001
  • Wild Feminine by Tami Kent, 2011 [Pelvic floor care]

Postpartum:

  • After the Baby's Birth: A Woman's Way to Wellness : A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women by Robin Lim, 2004
  • Natural Health after Birth: The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness by Aviva Jill Romm, 2002
  • Placenta the Forgotten Chakra by Robin Lim, 2015

Breastfeeding:

  • Breastfeeding: How to Breastfeed your Baby by Mary Renfew, Chloe Fisher & Suzanne Arms, 2004
  • Ina May's Guide to Breastfeeding: From the Nation's Leading Midwife by Ina May Gaskin, 2009
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International, 2010
 

 (Refer below to Websites for more breastfeeding support online)

Baby Care:

  • Go Diaper Free: A Simple Handbook for Elimination Communication by Andrea Olson, 2015
  • Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health by Aviva Jill Romm and William Sears, 2003
  • The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two by William Sears, 2013
  • Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent's Guide: How to Make Safe, Sensible Decisions about the Risks, Benefits, and Alternatives by Aviva Jill Romm, 2001
  • The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child by Robert W. Sears, 2011
  • Tiny Potty: A Teaching Book for Ages 6 Months and Up by Andrea Olson, 2015
  • The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night by Elizabeth Pantley and William Sears, 2002

Parenting:

  • Attachment Parenting: Instinctive Care for Your Baby and Young Child by Katie Allison Granju, Betsy Kennedy & William Sears, 1999
  • Buddha Mom: The Path of Mindful Mothering, by Jacqueline Kramer, 2004
  • Heart-to-Heart Parenting by Robin Grille, 2012
  • Parenting for a Peaceful World by Robin Grille, 2013
  • Parenting for Peace: Raising the Next Generation of Peace Makers by Marcy Axness, 2012
  • The Continuum Concept: In Search of Happiness Lost by Jean Leidloff, 1986
  • Welcoming Spirit Home: Ancient African Teachings to Celebrate Children and Community by Sobonfu Some, 1999

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