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