bellies, babies, breastfeeding, and everything in between

Lending Library- Frequently updated!

This is an ongoing list of the books and other media that we have available to lend to our doula and childbirth education clients:

Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding:

Taking Charge of Your Fertility Toni Weschler, MPH

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth Ina May Gaskin

Birth Matters: A Midwife’s Manifesta Ina May Gaskin

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth Sheila Kitzinger

The Labor Progress Handbook Penny Simkin and Ruth Ancheta

BestFeeding: How to Breastfeed Your Baby Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher, Suzanne Arms

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers Jack Newman, M.D., and Teresa Pitman

The Birth Book William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN

The Baby Book William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN

The Birth Partner Penny Simkin

A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth Murray Enkin, Marc J.N.C. Kerise, Mary Renfrew, and James Neilson

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide Penny Sinkim, Janet Whalley, Ann Keppler, Janelle Durham, April Bolding

Silent Knife: Cesarean Prevention & Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Nancy Wainer Cohen and Lois J. Estner

Babies Remember Birth David Chamberlain Ph.D.

Birthing From Within Pam England

Maternal Fitness Julie Tupler, R.N.

 Your Pregnancy Week by Week Dr. Glade B. Curtis, OB/GYN and Judith Schuler, M.S.

The Doula Book: How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and Healthier Birth Marhsall H Klaus M.D., John H Kennell M.D., and Phyllis H. Klaus, C.S.W, M.F.T.



Parenting and Older Children:

One Big Happy Family Rebecca Walker

Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide Mikki Morrissette

The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers Elizabeth Pantley

The Vaccine Book Robert Sears, MD, FAAP

365 TV-Free Activities You Can Do with Your Child Steve and Ruth Bennett

Buy, Buy Baby: How Consumer Culture Manipulates Parents and Harms Young Minds Susan Gregory Thomas

Bringing Up Bebe Pamela Druckerman

Bebe Day by Day Pamela Druckerman

French Kids Eat Everything Karen Le Billon

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

Things I Wish I’d Known Sooner: Personal Discoveries of a Mother of Twelve Jaroldeen Edwards


Health and Wellness

Back to Eden Jethro Kloss

Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year Susun S. Weed

Wise Woman Herbal Healing Wise Susun S. Weed

Cure Your Child With Food: The Hidden Connection Between Nutrition and Childhood Ailments Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND



Empty Cradle, Broken Heart Deborah L. Davis, Ph.D

Empty Arms: Hope and Support for Those Who Have Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy Pam Vredevelt

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