Resources

Pregnancy Links
Gentle Birth Care – Our homebirth midwives. They are fantastic!
A Woman’s Guide to VBAC
Giving Birth with Confidence – Real Women Sharing Stories, Finding Answers and Supporting Each Other.
Spinning Babies – Fetal positioning for easier childbirth

Breastfeeding Links
Breastfeeding.com
Dr. Jack Newman
Kelly Mom
La Leche League

Parenting Links

Chicago Area Links
Chicago Women’s Health Center
Harmony Health, Inc.
Mother Me, Inc.

Lending Library

Clients are welcome to borrow from my lending library of books. I request that you return the books within 1 month. If you deliver your baby before returning materials, I will happily pick them up from you at our postpartum visit.

Pregnancy

Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful; Gur Mukh
The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth; Sheila Kitzinger
Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives; Deepak Chopra, M.D.
The Pregnancy Book; William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Made Simple; Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding; Ina May Gaskin
The Nursing Mother’s Companion; Kathleen Huggins (2)
Nursing Mother, Working Mother; Gale Pryor and Kathleen Huggins
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding; La Leche League International

Partners

The Birth Partner; Penny Simkin

Labor and Birth

Birthing from Within; Pam England, CNM, MA & Rob Horowitz, PhD
Gentle Birth Choices; Barbara Harper, R.N.
Placenta: The Gift of Life; Cornelia Enning
Spiritual Midwifery; Ina May Gaskin

Birth Support

The Doula Advantage; Rachel Gurevich
The Doula Book; Klaus, Kennell and Klaus
Heart & Hands; Elizabeth Davis

Parenting

The Attachment Parenting Book; Willam Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.
The Baby Book; Willam Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.
Buddhism for Mothers; Sarah Napthali
The Discipline Book; William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears, R.N.
The Eco-nomical Baby Guide; Joh Hatch and Rebecca Kelley
Gentle Babies: Essential OIls and Natural Remedies for Pregnancy, Childbirth, Infants and Young Children; Debra Raybern
Baby-Led Weaning; Rapley and Murkett
Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep; William Sears, M.D.
Sign with your Baby; Joseph Garcia
The Vaccine Book; Robert W. Sears, M.D., F.A.A.P.
The Wonder Weeks; Vanderijt and Plooij
60,000 Baby Names; Bruce Lansky

Women’s Health

Essential Exercises for the Childbearing Year; Elizabeth Noble
The New Mom’s Companion: Care for Yourself While You Care for Your Newborn; Debra Gilbert Rosenberg L.C.S.W. and Mary Susan Miller, Ph.D.
Our Bodies, Ourselves; The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective
Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom; Christine Northrup