The following books are available to borrow through my lending library. Titles with an asterisk are books I highly recommend:

The Baby Book by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.(2 copies)

Beautiful Babies--Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, & Babies First Foods by Kristen Michaelis

The Birth Book by  William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

*Birthing from Within by Pam England, CNM, MA and Rob Horowitz, Ph.D.

Birthing in the Spirit by Cathy Daub

*The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

*The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

*Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah J. Buckley, M.D. (2 copies)

Ghost Belly by Elizabeth Heineman

The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, M.D.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth, M.D.

The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood by Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC

Husband-Coached Childbirth by Robert A. Bradley, M.D.

Hypnobirthing--The Mongan Method by Marie F. Mongan M.Ed., M.Hy.

*Ina May's Guide fo Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin (2 copies)

Infant Massage by Vimala McClure

Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy by Experts at the Mayo Clinic

Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon

*The Natural Pregnancy Book by Aviva Jill Romm

The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers by Elizabeth Pantley

The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.

Orgasmic Birth by Elizabeth Davis and Debra Pascali-Bonaro

The Potty Training Answer Book by Karen Deerwester

Signing Smart with Babies and Toddlers by Michelle E. Anthony, M.A., Ph.D. and Reyna Lindert, Ph.D.

Silent Knife: Cesarean Prevention & Vaginal Birth After Cesarean by Nancy Wainer Cohen and Lois J. Estner

Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin

Super Baby by Dr. Jenn Berman

*Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Wechler, MPH

*The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

What to Expect When You're Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel

*The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International (2 copies)

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

1-2-3 Magic--Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.



Here are some resources I’ve pulled together from around the web that can help guide you to learning more about each of these important topics:


Birth Without Fear

Bradley Method

Evidence Based Birth


International Cesarean Awareness Network

Midwife Thinking

Mothers Naturally

Spinning Babies

Trans Birth


Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington

La Leche League


Attachment Parenting International

Attachment Feminism 

Conscious Discipline

Kelly Mom

Peaceful Parenting