Recommended Reading

Pregnancy & Birth

  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, Gaskin, I.M.
  • Beginning Life, Flanagan, G.L.
  • Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally, Balaskas, J.
  • Pregnancy and Birth: The Best Evidence, Barrett, J. and T. Pitman
  • Having A Baby Naturally, O’Mara, P.
  • Nurturing the Unborn Child, Verny, T and R. Weintraub
  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Kitzinger, S.
  • The Birth Partner, Simkin, P.
  • Essential Exercises for the Childbearing Year, Noble, E.
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn, Keppler, A., P. Simkin and J. Whalley
  • Birthing From Within, England, P. & R. Horowitz, Rob.


  • Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers, Mohrbacher & Kendall-Tackett
  • Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding, Newman, J. and T. Pitman
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, La Leche League


  • Unconditional Parenting, Kohn, A.
  • The Mind of Your Newborn Baby, Chamberlain, D.
  • Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids, Hart, S.
  • How to Talk So Your Kids Will Listen, and Listen so your Kids will Talk, Faber, A. & E. Mazlish
  • The Science of Parenting, Sunderland, M.
  • Natural Baby, Balaskas, J.
  • Raising Children Compassionately, Rosenberg, M.
  • Mothering Magazine Supplement: Babywearing 101
  • Natural Family Living, O’Mara, P.
  • Siblings without Rivalry, Faber, A. & E. Mazlish


  • The Family Bed, Thevenin, T.
  • Three in a Bed, Deborah J.
  • Night-Time Parenting, Sears, Dr W.
  • Good Nights: The Happy Parent’s Guide, Gordon, Dr J. & M. Goodavage
  • Mothering Magazine Supplement: Co-sleeping Reprint

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