Reading and Website Suggestions

 

Pregnancy and Birth

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth (2003)

Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susun Weed

Birth Matters - A Midwife’s ManifestabyIna May Gaskin (2011)

Gentle Birth, Gentle Motheringby Dr. Sarah J Buckley (2005)

The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth Henci Goer (1999)

Gentle Birth Choices Barbara Harper and Suzanne Arms (2005)

Birth Rebornby Dr Michel Odent (1984)

Spiritual Midwifery, Fourth Edition by Ina May Gaskin (2002)

Into These Hands:Wisdom from Midwivesby Geradine Simkins (2011)

The Birth of Magdalenaby MB Antevasin (2011)

Vegetarian Mother's Cookbook  Cathe Olson (not just for vegetarians)

Preparing for Birth and Beyond

Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation

Pam England and Rob Horowitz, 1998 

The Birth Partner, Third Edition: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions Penny Simkin, 2007

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn by Penny Simkin, 2001    

After the Baby’s Birth – A Women’s Way to Wellnessby Robin Lim 1991

Placenta – the Forgotten Chakraby Robin Lim 2010

The Vaccine Book:Making the Right Decision for your Childby Dr Robert Sears

Vaccinations:A Thoughtgul Parent’s Guideby Aviva Jill Romm

The Happiest Baby On the Block by Harvey Karp

CHILDREN’S BOOKS - On the Day You Were Born by Debra Frasier

 Hello baby by Jenni Overend

Baby, Come Out! by Fran Manushkin

We’re Having a Homebirth!! by Kelly Mochel

Magazines and websites some with videos:

Empowering you through Birth and Beyond www.yourbirthcoach.com

Mothering magazine www.mothering.com

The Compleat Mother www.compleatmother.com

Pathways to family wellness: www.pathwaystofamilywellness.org

Midwifery Today Magazine:  www.midwiferytoday.com/articles/index.asp 

Midwives in NY State: www.NYSALM.org

Childbirth Connection:  www.childbirthconnection.org

International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) www.ican-online.org

Breastfeeding Initiative of Ulster County www.breastfeedingulstercounty.com

Midwives Alliance of North America www.mana.org

American college of nurse midwives www.ACNM.org

Citizens for Midwifery www.cfmidwifery.org

Doulas of the Hudson Valley www.doulasofthehudsonvalley.com

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services - CIMS www.motherfriendly.org

NVIC - National Vaccination Information Center  www.nvic.org

CDC- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - www.cdc.gov/vaccines

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