We have an assortment of birth, breastfeeding, and parenting books and videos available for two-week loan to our clients. Please peruse the list below and feel free to ask us to bring what you need to one of our meetings together.


Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally – Janet Balaskas

After the Baby’s Birth…A Woman’s Way to Wellness: A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women – Robin Lim

Alternative Therapies for Pregnancy and Birth – Pat Thomas

Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife – Peggy Vincent

Birth – Karen Brody

Birth as an American Rite of Passage – Robbie E. Davis-Floyd

Birth Over Thirty – Sheila Kitzinger

The Birth Partner – Penny Simkin, P.T.

Birthing From Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation – Pam England, CNM, MA & Rob Horowitz, PhD

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth – Sheila Kitzinger

Gentle Birth Choices: A Guide to Making Informed Decisions About Birthing Centers, Birth Attendants, Water Birth, Home Birth, and Hospital Birth – Barbara Harper, R.N.

Giving Birth: A Journey into the World of Mothers and Midwives – Catherine Taylor

Having Twins and More: A Parent’s Guide to Multiple Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood – Elizabeth Noble with Leo Sorger, M.D.

Heart and Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth – Elizabeth Davis

Homebirth: The Essential Guide to Giving Birth Outside of the Hospital – Sheila Kitzinger

Hypnobirthing: The Mongan Method – Marie F. Mongan, M.Ed., M.Hy.

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Ina May Gaskin

Mind Over Labor – Carl Jones

“Noa Was Born” waterbirth DVD from Wisewoman Childbirth Traditions

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: The Complete Guide – Penny Simkin, P.T., Janet Whalle, R.N., B.S.N. & Ann Keppler, R.N., M.N.

Pregnancy the Natural Way: Complementary Therapies for Pregnancy Organized Trimester by Trimester – Zita West

Special Delivery: A Guide to Creating the Birth You Want For You and Your Baby – Rahima Baldwin Dancy

Spiritual Midwifery – Ina May Gaskin

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth – Henci Goer

Visualizations for an Easier Childbirth – Carl Jones

Your Pregnancy Questions and Answers – Glade B. Curtis and Judith Schuler


Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding During Pregnancy and Beyond – Hilary Flower

Bestfeeding: How to Breastfeed Your Baby – Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher & Suzanne Arms

Breastfeeding Pure & Simple – Gwen Gotsch

“Dr. Jack Newman’s Visual Guide to Breastfeeding” DVD

The Nursing Mother’s Companion – Kathleen Huggins, RN, MS

The Nursing Mother’s Problem Solver – Claire Martin

Nursing Mother, Working Mother: The Essential Guide for Breastfeeding and Staying Close To Your Baby After You Return to Work – Gayle Pryor

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers: The Most Comprehensive Problem –Solution Guide to Breastfeeding from the Foremost Expert in North America
– Jack Newman, M.D. & Teresa Pitman


BabyBabyOhBaby: Bonding With Your Brilliant and Beautiful Baby Through Infant Massage (DVD) – Stark Productions

Baby 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year – Ari Brown, M.D., and Denise Fields

The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby From Birth to Age Two – William Sears, M.D. & Martha Sears, M.D.

CALMS: A Guide to Soothing Your Baby – Carrie Contey, Ph.D. & Debby Takikawa, D.C.

The Mister Rogers Parenting Book: Helping to Understand Your Young Child – Fred Rogers

Mothers and Others for a Livable Planet Guide to Natural Baby Care: Nontoxic and Environmentally Friendly Ways to Take Care of Your New Child – Mindy Pennybacker and Aisha Ikramuddin

Toddler 411: Surviving Picky Eaters, Temper Tantrums, Toilet Training and More – Denise Fields and Ari Brown, M.D.

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