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:
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
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
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