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In-house Resources


Clients of Whole-Hearts Midwifery can borrow from our library, which includes books and DVDs on a wide variety of topics including breast feeding, natural birthing choices, midwifery, pregancy, parenting, birth traditions and water birth. We also have several children’s books for “expectant siblings”.

Suggested Reading:


There are lots of wonderful books available, but these are some of our favorites (and all available in our library as well!)

  • Ina May’s Guide To Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin
  • Pregnancy & Childbirth Secrets, by Gail J. Dahl
  • Naturally Healthy Pregnancy, by Shonda Parker
  • The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth, by Henci Goer & Rhonda Wheeler
  • Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing, by Christiane Northrup, M.D.
  • Bestfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You: An Illustrated Guide, by Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher, and Suzanne Arms

Helpful Links:

Baby Wearing:

The Baby Wearer

Breastfeeding:


Breast Feeding Made Simple
Rebecca Glover Breastfeeding Method
Breastfeeding, Inc (Dr. Jack Newman)
La Leche League


Herbs:

Naturally Healthy (Shonda Parker)
Motherlove Herbal
Mountain Meadow Herbs
Mountain Rose Herbs

Nutrition:

The Brewer Diet
Facts About Genetically Engineered Food
Eat Wild
Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen

Natural Family Planning:

Couple to Couple League
Fertility Friend (free online classes for conception)
Fertility Monitor, Lady-Comp

Optimal Fetal Postioning:

Spinning Babies (Gail Tully)

Pregnancy Information:

Ask Dr. Sears
Childbirth Connection
The Cochrane Library
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering
(Gloria Lemay) A Midwife’s Guide to an Intact Perineum
Ina May Gaskin
Informed Choices in Childbirth
KellyMom
Midwifery Today
Mother’s Naturally
Organization of Teratology Information Specialists

SIDS:

StopSidsNow

VBAC:

International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
VBAC.com

Waterbirth:

Waterbirth International

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"When a woman in labor sees her child, all of her anguish is forgotten and she breaks forth with joy because she has brought forth a new person into the world." - John the Apostle (John 16:21)