Clients are welcome and encouraged to borrow books from my library. Books are loaned to you one at a time for a period of up to four weeks. If books are damaged beyond normal wear, you will be invoiced the cost of replacement. Books marked with an asterisk (*) are HIGHLY recommended.

 

Pregnancy, Labor, & Birth

*The Birth Partner, Fourth Edition by Penny Simkin

*Homebirth In The Hospital by Stacey Marie Kerr, MD

*The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

*Making Informed Decisions on Childbirth by Sofie Vantiers

The Birth Book by William Sears M.D. and Martha Sears R.N.

The Official Lamaze Guide by Judith Lothian and Charlotte DeVries

Husband-Coached Childbirth by Robert A. Bradley, M.D

HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method by Marie F. Mongan, M.Ed., M.Hy.

Birthing From Within by Pam England

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Postpartum

*Natural Health after Birth by Aviva Jill Romm

The First Forty Days by Heng Ou

Breastfeeding

*Breastfeeding Made Simple by Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

*Breastfeeding Solutions by Nancy Mohrbacher IBCLC, FILCA

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International

The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.

Babies & Parenting

*The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley

The Vaccine Book by Robert W. Sears, MD, FAAP

The Baby Book by William Sears M.D. and Martha Sears R.N.

The Attachment Parenting Book by William Sears M.D. and Martha Sears R.N.

The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, M.D.

Other Materials

Infant CPR Anytime (I of course encourage you to take a full CPR certification, but this is a great start for those on a tight schedule)

Down the Canal - The Game of Birth

For Children

I'm A Big Brother by Joanna Cole

I'm A Big Sister by Joanna Cole

We Have A Baby by Cathryn Falwell

Waiting for Baby by Rachel Fuller

My New Baby by Rachel Fuller

When You Were Inside Mommy by Joanna Cole

Angel in the Waters by Regina Doman

You Were Born On Your Very First Birthday by Linda Walvoord Girard

How Was I Born? by Lennart Nilsson

Grief

*Couple Communication After a Baby Dies by Sherokee Ilse and Tim Nelson

Sufficient Grace by Kelley Gerken