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Books We Like

Here is a list of books we recommend.  Click on the title and it will take you to amazon.com where you can purchase it new or used.  You may also try your local library.

Well Woman Related Books:

Our Bodies, Ourselves: A book by and for Women by Jane Pincus

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

A Woman's Book Of Life: Biology, psychology and spirituality of the feminie life cycle by Joan Borysenko

Healing Fibroids: A doctor's guide to a natural cure by Alan Warshowsky, M.D.

The Pause: Positive approaches to premenopause and menopause by Lonnie Barbach, Ph.D.

Menopause Without Medicine: by Linda Ojeda, Ph.D.

Ourselves Growing Older: by Diana Siegal

The Change Before the Change: Everything you need to know to stay healthy in the decade before menopause by Laura E. Corio, M.D.

Better Bones, Better Body: by Susan Brown, Ph.D.

 

 

Mother/Baby Related Books:

Birthing From Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation by Pam England

Birth Without Violence:  by Frederick LeBoyer

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

Your Amazing Newborn by Marshall H. Klaus, M.D.

The Pregnant Woman's Comfort Book: A self-nurturing guide to your emotional well-being during pregnancy and early motherhood by Jennifer Louden

The Pregnancy Book: A month by month guide by William Sears, M.D.

Eating For Two: Recipes for pregnant and breastfeeding woman by Robin Lim

From Conception To Birth: A life unfolds by Alexander Tsiaras

Blessingways: A guide to mother centered baby showers - celebrating pregnancy, birth and motherhood by Shari Maser

Mother Rising: The blessingway journey into motherhood by Yana Cortland

Welcoming The Soul Of A Child: Creating rituals and ceremonies to honor the birth of our sons and daughters by Jill E. Hopkins

The Happiest Baby On The Block: (DVD) The new way to calm crying and help your newborn baby sleep longer by Harvey Karp, M.D.

Loving Hands: The Traditional Art of Baby Massage by Frederick LeBoyer

Baby Tata: (DVD) Infant massage, Exercise and Play

Hypnobirthing: The breakthrough natural approach to safer, easier more comfortable birthing by Marie Mongan

The Doula Book: How a trained labor companion can help you have a shorter easier and healthier birth by Marshall H. Klauss

Nursing Your Baby: by Karen Prior and Gayle Pryor

The Couples Guide To Invitro Fertilization: Everything you need to know to maximize your chances of success by Liza Charlesworth

Prenatal Yoga: (DVD) Prenatal Yoga by Shiva Rea

Fit Mama: (DVD) Prenatal Fitness by Leisa Hart

 

Child/Adolescent Wellness Related Books:

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the selves of adolescent girls by Mary Pipher, Ph.D.

Ophelia Speaks: Adolescent girls write about their search for self by Sara Shandler

Raising Cain: Protecting the emotional life of boys by Dan Kindlon

Real Boys: Rescuing our sons form the myths of boyhood by Mary Pipher

Speaking Of Boys: Answers to the most asked questions about raising sons by Michael Thompson, PhD

Raising Boys: Why boys are different and how to help them become happy well-balanced men by Steve Biddulph

 

Other Books We Like:

Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential by Caroline Myss

Anatomy of the Spirit:  The Seven Stages of Power and Healing by Caroline Myss

Imagine A Woman In Love With Herself: Embracing your wisdom and wholeness by Patricia Lynn Reilly

Simple Abundance: A daybook of comfort and joy by Sarah Breathnach

Dance of the Dissident Daughter: by Sue Monk Kidd

The Highly Sensitive Person: by Elaine Aron, Ph.D.

Codependent No More: by Melody Beattie

You Can Heal Your Life: by Louise L. Hay

 

Infertility:

Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The definitive guide to natural birth control, pregnancy achievement, and reproductive health by Toni Weschler

 

 

"The most valuable thing we can do to heal one another is to listen to each other's stories."
- Rebecca Falls