Lending Library

Poetry and Inspirational
A Celebration of Birth –Sheila Kitzinger
Down a Garden Path –Karla DornacherBryceRomeroFeet
Falling out of Grace -Sobonfue Some
Letters to Baby -Chaz Corzine
More Momilies –Michelle Slung
Motherprayer –Tikva Frymer-Kensky
Mother’s Nature -Andrea Alban Gosline/Lisa Burnett Bossi/Ame Mahler Beanland

Exercise in Pregnancy
Easy Exercises for Pregnancy – Janet Balaskas
Essential Exercises for the Childbearing Year- Elizabeth Noble
Exercises for Baby & Me – Susan Regnier
Positive Pregnancy Fitness – Sylvia Klein Olkin
Pregnancy and Sports Fitness – Dr. Lynne Pirie

Massage in Pregnancy
Mother Massage – Elaine Stillerman, LMT
The Complete Book of Massage – Clare Maxwell-Hudson

Pregnancy and Childbirth (break out dad’s books)
A Child is Born –Lennart Nilsson
Active Birth –Janet Balaskas
A Good Birth, A Safe Birth –Diana Korte & Roberta Scaer
All About Childbirth –Alice T. MacMahon
Assertive Childbirth –Susan McKay
As Your Baby Grows – (Published by American Baby) (5 copies)
The Birth Book –William & Martha Sears M.D., R.N
Birthing From Within –Pam England & Ron Horowitz
Birthing Normally –Gayle Peterson
The Birth Partner –Penny Simkin (2 copies)
Birth Reborn –Dr. Michel Odent (2 copies)
Boy or Girl? –Shelly Lavigne
The Childbirth Kit –Marie Fellenstein Hale & Liz Chalmers
Children at Birth –Marjie and Jay Hathaway
The Complete Book of Birth –Morton Walker
The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth –Sheila Kitzinger
Choosing Waterbirth –Lakshimi Bertram
Easing Labor Pain –Adrienne B. Lieberman
Empowered Pregnancy –Theodore Peck M.D.
Empowering Women –Andrea Robertson
From Here to Maternity –Connie Marshall
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering –Dr. Sarah J Buckley
Gestational Diabetes for a Safe Pregnancy and a Healthy Baby –Priscilla Hollander, M.D
The Girlfriends’ Guide to Pregnancy –Vicki Iovine
Giving Birth –Sheila Kitzinger
The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Pregnancy & Baby Care
Husband-Coached Childbirth –Robert A. Bradley M.D.
Hypno-Birthing –Marie F. Mongan
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth –Ina May Gaskin
Managing Your Gestational Diabetes –Lois Jovanovic-Peterson, M.D.
Midwife’s Pregnancy & Childbirth Book –Marion McCartney CNM
Mind over Labor –Carl Jones
The Nature of Birth and Breastfeeding –Michel Odent
Nine Months Nine Lessons –Gail Sforza Brewer
Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities –Henci Goer
Planning Your Pregnancy and Birth – ACOG
The Pregnancy Book for Today’s Woman –Howard I. Shapiro, M.D.
Pregnancy Childbirth and the Newborn –Penny Simkin (2 copies)
Pregnant Feelings -Rahima Baldwin & Terra Palmarini Richardson
Sense & Sensibility in Childbirth –Judith Herzfeld
Six Practical Lessons for an Easier Childbirth –Elisabeth Bing
Special Delivery –Rahima Baldwin
Thank You, Dr. Lamaze –Marjorie Karmel
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth –Henci Goer
Visualizations for an Easier Childbirth –Carl Jones
Your Baby, Your Way –Sheila Kitzinger
Your Pregnancy after 30 –Glade B. Curtis

Dads/ Pregnancy and Childbirth
A Guy’s Guide to Pregnancy –Frank Mungeam
Expectant Fathers- Sam Bittman
How-to Dad –John Boswell & Ron Barrett
How to Pamper Your Pregnant Wife –Ron Shultz & Sam Schultz

Postpartum Depression
Postpartum Depression – Sharon L. Roan

Preconception
A Stairstep Approach to Fertility – Margot Edwards
Before You Conceive – John R. Sussman & B. Blake Levitt
Before You Get Pregnant – Trish Booth
Fertility, Cycles and Nutrition – Marilyn M. Shannon
Getting Pregnant the Natural Way – Deborah Gordon, M.D.
How to Choose the Sex of your Baby – Landrum B. Shettles, & David Rorvik
Preconception – Brenda Aikey-Keller
Preconceptional Health Care – Robert Cefalo
Preconceptions Preparation for Pregnancy – John T Queenan

Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Grief
Empty Arms – Sherokee Ilse
Ended Beginnings – Claudia Panuthos & Catherine Romeo
Facts About Miscarriage – ICEA handout
Finding the Light Recovery Resource Packet – Childbirth Graphics
Free to Grieve – Maureen Rank
Miscarriage A Shattered Dream – Sherokee Ilse & Linda Burns (2 copies)
Miscarriage Women Sharing From the Heart – Marie Allen, Ph.D & Shelly Marks
MISS Foundation, Stillbirth Support
Pregnancy After a Loss – March of Dimes Pamphlet
Preventing Miscarriage- the Good News – Jonathan Scher, M.D.
Silent Sorrow – Ingrid Kohn, & Perry-Lynn Moffitt
When Bad Things Happen to Good People – Harold Kushner

Nutrition in Pregnancy
Drugs Vitamins Minerals Pregnancy – Ann Karen Henry, Pharm.D.
Eating Expectantly – Bridget Swinney
Food Safety for Moms-to-be – FDA
Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation – Bonnie S. Worthington-Roberts
The Pregnancy Nutrition Counter- Annete B. Natow, PhD
Vegetarian Mother Baby Book – Rose Elliot
Vegetarian Pregnancy – Sharon Yntema
What Every Pregnant Woman Should Know – Gail Sforza Brewer

Baby Name
Beyond Jennifer and Jason – Linda Rosenkrantz & Pamela Satran
The Best Baby Name Book – Bruce Lansky

Birth Stories
Amazing Birth Stories – Diane Gregg
Hearts Open Wide, Midwives and Births – Pam Wellish & Susan Root

Children’s
A Child’s Gift of Lullaby’s – J. Aaron Brown
Being Born – Sheila Kitzinger
Darcy and Gran Don’t Like New Babies – Jane Cutler
Discovery Toy Series- Waiting for the new baby, Visiting the new baby, Bringing home the new baby, Getting to know the new baby- Bob Graham
God Gave us You – Lisa Tawn Bergen
I Wonder How God Made Me – Mona Gansberg Hodgson
I’m a Big Brother – Ronne Randall, Kristina Stephenson
I’m a Big Sister – Ronne Randall, Kristina Stephenson
Lucy meets Emily –
Mommy Laid an Egg – Babette Cole
My Mommy’s Midwife – Trish Payne
That New Baby! – Patricia Relf
The Bears New Baby – Joan Elizabeth Goodman
The Berenstein Bears’ New Baby – Stan & Jan Berenstein
The 11th Commandment – the Children of America
The New Baby – Anne Civardi
The New Baby – Mercer Mayer
We Have a New Baby! – Christine harder Tangvald
Welcome With Love – Jennie Overend
What’s Inside – Jeanne Ashbe
Where Do Babies Come From? – Ruth Hummel
Where Do Babies Come From? – Margaret Sheffield

Homeopathy
A Brief Study Course in Homoeopathy –Dr. Elizabeth Wright-Hubbard, M.D.
Homeopathic Medicines –Stephen Cummings, M.D. & Dana Ullman
Homeopathic Medicines at Home –Maesimund B. Panos, M.D. & Jane Heimlich
Homeopathic Medicines for Pregnancy & Childbirth –Richard Moskowitz, M.D.
Pocket Manuel of Homeopathic Materia Medica and Repertory –W. Boericke MD
Selected homeopathic remedies for the treatment of common ailments of babies and young children –Bronwen Gates, Ph. D
Selected homeopathic remedies for the treatment of common first aid situations –Bronwen Gates, Ph. D.
Under the Microscope –Shondra Parker

Herbal and Natural Care
2005 Herbal Almanac
2006 Herbal Almanac
American Indian Healing Arts –E. Barrie Kavasch & Karen Baar
Aromatherapy –An Introductory Booklet
Echinacea –Christopher Hobbs
Evening Primrose Oil –Judy Graham
Intestinal Toxicity and Inner Cleansing –Jeffrey Bland, PhD
Natural Baby Care –Colleen K. Dodt
Natural Health (99 Home Remedies)
Natural Health Guide –Deanne Tennev
Natural Mothering –Nicky Wesson
Natural Remedies for Pregnancy Discomforts (2 copies)
The Fertility Awareness Workbook
Women’s Herbs, Woman’s Health –Christopher Hobbs & Kathi Keville
Your Health (magazine)
Vitamin K research and handouts-various sites

Breastfeeding
Bestfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You – Mary Renfrew, et al.
Breastfeeding Your Baby – Jane Moody, Jane Britten, Karen Hogg
Breastfeeding Your Baby – Nursing Mothers’ Council of the Boston Assoc.
mpact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding – Mary Kroeger
Keys to Breastfeeding – William Sears & Martha Sears
The Breastfeeding Book – Martha Sears & William Sears (2 copies)
The Complete Book of Breastfeeding – Marvin S. Eiger, M.D
The Experience of Breastfeeding – Sheila Kitzinger
The Nursing Mother’s Companion – Kathleen Huggins

Immunization
The Immunization Decision – Randall Neustaedter

Baby Care
Babywatching – Desmond Morris
Bringing out the Best in Baby – Art Ulene
Calms – Carrie Contey & Debby Takikawa
Food Intolerance in Infancy – Carnation Nutrition Education Series Vol 1
The Amazing Newborn – Marshall Klaus & Phyllis Klaus
The Baby Book – William Sears & Martha Sears (2 copies)
The Family Bed – Tine Thevenin
The Fussy Baby – William Sears
Touchpoints – T Berry Brazelton, MD
20 Ways to Calm a Crying Baby – Rebecca Barnes
Your Baby and Child – Penelope Leach
Your Baby’s First Year – Time Life Series

Cesarean
Open Season – Nancy Wainer Cohen
The Cesarean Birth Experience – Bonnie Donovan
The Cesarean Revolution – Linda D. Meyer
The VBAC Companion – Diana Korte

Parenting
A Mother’s Time – Elise Arndt
A Mother’s Touch – Elise Arndt
A Survival Guide from a Family of Nine – Brent & Phelecia Hatch
Baby Bargains – Denise & Alan Fields
Battlefield of the Mind for Kids – Joyce Meyer
Children are From Heaven – John Gray, PhD
First Time Mom – Dr. Kevin Leman
Four Hundred One Ways to get your kids to work @ Home – Bonnie Runyan McCullough
Hide and Seek – Dr. James Dobson
How to Stay Lovers While Raising Your Children – Anne Mayer
How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids Will Talk – Adele Faber
I’m A Big Kid Now Toilet Training – Joae Graham Brooks, MD
Is this Your Child’s World? – Doris J. Rapp, M.D.
Keep Kids Safe – Aid Association for Lutherans
Making Children Mind without Losing Yours – Dr. Kevin Leman
Parenthood without Hassles – Dr. Kevin Leman
Parenting Young Children STEP Approach – Don Dinkmeyer, Sr.
Ourselves as Mothers – Sheila Kitzinger
Raising A Son – Don Elium & Jeanne Elium (2 copies)
Raising Happy Kids – Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
Read to Me – Bernice E. Cullinan
Siblings without Rivalry – Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
The Birth Order Book – Dr. Kevin Leman
The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman
The Kid Turned Out Fine –Edited by Paula Ford-Martin
The Mask of Motherhood – Susan Maushart
The Mommy Book – Karen Hull
The Power of Praise – Kenneth Erickson
The Very Best Child Care – Danalee Buhler
Three Hundred Three Great Ideas for Families – Phyllis Pellman Good
Toilet Training in Less Than a Day – Nathan H Azrin, PhD
You Are Your Child’s First Teacher – Rahima Baldwin Dancy
Your Second Child – Joan Solomon Weiss
Your Two-Year-Old – Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D.
Your Four-Year-Old – Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D.
Your Five-Year-Old – Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D.
Your Six-Year-Old – Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D.
Who’s Raising Whom? – Dr. Larry Waldman

Fiction
Babyhood – Paul Reiser
Midwives – Chris Bohjalian (2 copies)
The Red Tent – Anita Diamant

Women and Family Health
Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book – Susan M. Love, M.D.
First Aid & Personal Safety – Red Cross
How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of your Doctor – Robert Mendelsohn, M.D
Our Bodies, Ourselves – Boston Women’s Health Book Collective
Self Healing Booklets – Dr. Andrew Weil
The Doctors Book of Home Remedies – Prevention Health Books (2 copies)
The Yeast Syndrome – John Parks Trowbridge
Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom – Christiane Northrup, M.D.

Birth History
Birth as an American Rite of Passage –Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Lying In –Richard & Dorothy Wertz
The American Way of Birth –Jessica Mitford

Magazines

American Baby
“I gave birth at home”

Baby Talk
Inside a baby’s amazing mind
Breast vs Bottle

Compleat Mother, summer ‘07

First Time Dad
Investing in the Dream
Feel the Power

Life
Boy? Girl? What’s the Difference?
Born Too Soon
Babies are Smarter than you Think
The Dawn of Life

Mothering
Cesareans Why So Many? (2 copies)
How to Wear Your Baby, A Dad Learns to Love Homebirth
The Business of Being Born
Keep Mercury out of your flu vaccine
Where is my Foreskin?
Woman to Woman
Attachment and the Roots of Love
New Hope for Autism
Should Kids Drink Cow’s Milk?
Mega-Buck Mamas
HIV + Moms Say NO to Aids Drugs
Bully-Proof Your kids
The Formula Industry: Profit before People?
The Joy of Cloth Diapers
The ABCs of PVC Toys
Breastfeed your Adopted Child
Ultrasound Weighing the Risks

Newsweek
2000 Birth to Three- New Insights, How Learning Begins
1997 From Birth to Three

Pathways
Curing a Symptom or Healing a Life?

Redbook
Cindy Crawford-Home Birth

Shape
Fit for delivery

Time
The Case for Staying Home

 

Recommended Reading List

Birth
***Birthing From Within – Pam England & Rob Horowitz (ISBN: 0965987302)
*The Birth Book – W. & M. Sears (ISBN: 0316779075)
*The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth – Henci Goer (ISBN: 0399525173)
*Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way – Susan McCutcheon-Rosegg (ISBN: 0452276594)
*Birth Reborn – M. Odent (ISBN: 0964203693)
*Active Birth – J. Balaskas (ISBN: 1558320385)
*Immaculate Deception II – S. Arms (ISBN: 0890876339)
*Husband-Coached Childbirth – R. Bradley (ISBN: 0553375563)
*HypnoBirthing: A Celebration of Life – Marie F. Mongan (ISBN: 0966351711)

Postpartum; Baby and Child Care; Breast Feeding; Motherhood
*The Nursing Mother’s Companion – Kathleen Huggins, RN (ISBN: 1558321527)
*** Laughter and Tears: The Emotional Life of New Mothers – E. Bing & L. Colman (ISBN: 0805041575)
*The Baby Book – Sears (ISBN: 0316778001)
*The Mask of Motherhood – Susan Maushart (ISBN: 0140291784)
*The Newborn Mother: Stages of Her Growth – Eagan (ASIN: 0316200565)
*Mothering the New Mother – Placksin (ISBN: 1557043175)
*Postpartum Survival Guide – Dunnewold, Sanford (ASIN: 1879237806)
*In the Newborn Year – Hallet (ISBN: 0913990876)
*After the Baby’s Birth – Lim (ISBN: 1587611104)
Parenting
*Dear Parent: Caring For Infants with Respect – Gerber (ISBN: 1892560062)
*Your Self Confident Baby – Gerber (ISBN: 0471178837)
*How to Avoid Your Parent’s Mistakes When You Raise Your Children -Wassil-Grimm (ISBN: 0671727427)
*Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child – Mark Weissbluth (ISBN: 0449004023)
*The 8 Seasons of Parenthood – Unell & Wyckoff (ASIN: 0812930851)
*The Continuum Concept – Liedloff (ISBN: 0201050714)
*The Myth of the Bad Mother – Swigart (ASIN: 0385262957)
*Mothering Ourselves – Bassoff (ASIN: 0452267889)
*Whole Parent, Whole Child – Berends (ISBN: 0060928182)
*Your Child’s Self-Esteem – Briggs (ISBN: 0385040202)
*Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children – Dawson & Clarke (ISBN: 1568381905)
*The Self-Calmed Baby – Sammons (ASIN: 0312924682)
*The Gift of Fatherhood – Hass (ISBN: 0671875825)

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