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Breastfeeding

Nutrition

Newborn

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Midwifery Culture,
Politics & History


Midwifery and Childbirth in America; Judith Pence Rooks

Pursuing the Birth Machine; Marsden Wagner

Birth in Four Cultures;
Bridgette Jordan

Birth As an American Rite of Passage
;
Robbie E. Davis-Floyd,

Sisters on a Journey : Portraits of American Midwives
; Penfield Chester, Sarah ChesterMcKusick (Photographer)

Birth Without Violence ;
Frederick Leboyer

Silent Knife : Cesarean Prevention and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, VBAC ;
Nancy and Estner, Lois J. Cohen

The Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Experience :
 Lynn Baptisti Richards

Spiritual Midwifery;
Ina May Gaskin

Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities
Henci Goer, Don Creevy


Midwifery & Obstetrics

Birthsong Midwifery Workbook Daphne Singingtree

Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology 
  Elaine Mariab

Anatomy & Physiology Coloring Workbook
Elaine Mariab

Training Midwives;
Daphne Singingtree

A Child Is Born ;
Lennart Nilsson

The Encyclopedia of Childbearing/
a Guide to Prenatal Practices, Birth Alternatives, Infant Care, and Parenting Decisions for the '90;
Barbara Katz Rothman , Donna Lee King(Editor)

Heart and Hands a Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth;
Elizabeth Davis, Suzanne Wimberley(Photographer) , L. Harrison(Illustrator)

A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth;
Murry Enkin


Episiotomy and the Second Stage of Labor
, by Sheila Kitzinger

Human Labor and Birth
, by Oxorn-Foote

Special Delivery
, by Rahima Baldwin

A Basic Text Family-Centered Maternity/Newborn Care ,
by Celeste Phillips

Foundations of Maternal Newborn Nursing,
Trula Gorrie, Emily McKinney, Sharon Murray

Nurse Midwifery
 
by  Linda Wheeler 

Before we are born: essentials of embryology and birth defects
Moore K L Persaud T V N

A Guide to Physical Exams
, Barbara Bates

Mosby's Guide to Physical Examinations
, Seidel, Ball, Dains and Benedict

Holistic Midwifery
Anne Frye 

Maternal Child Nursing 
McKinney, Editor

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 
Clayton L. Thomas 

Practical Skills Guide for Midwives
Evans & Weaver

Physical Examination and Health Assessment 
Jarvis

The Biology Coloring Workbook
I Edward Alcamo

Williams Obstetrics
F. Gary Cunningham (Editor)

Guidelines for Perinatal Care
ACOG & AAP

A Book for Midwives
Susan Klein

Childbirth Education: Practice, Research and Theory
Nichols, Humenick 

Varney's Midwifery
 
Helen Varney 

Myles Textbook for Midwives
Margaret Myles 

Understanding Diagnostic Tests 
Anne Frye

Obstetrics Normal & Problem Pregnancy
Gabbe, Neible, Simpson

Emergency Guide to OB complications
Daphne Singingtree 

Healing Passages 
Anne Frye

Birth & Postpartum Doulas

The Birth Partner : Everything You Need to Know to Help a
Woman Through Childbirth ;
Penny Simkin

Mothering the Mother : How a Doula Can Help You Have a
Shorter, Easier,and Healthier Birth;

Marshall H. Klaus , John H. Kennell , Phyllis H. Klaus

Special Women : The Role of the Professional Labor Assistant;
Paulina Perez , Cheryl Snedeker

Mothering the New Mother
Sally Placksin 

Breastfeeding


Breastfeeding and Human Lactation; Jan Riordan RN, Kathleen G. Auerbach , PhD

The Nursing Mother's Companion;
Kathleen Huggins

Bestfeeding : Getting Breastfeeding Right for You : An Illustrated Guide;
Mary Renfrew , Chloe Fisher , Suzanne Arms

The Breastfeeding Answer Book
Mohrbacher & Stock

 

Nutrition


Food Finder, Elizabeth S. Hands
, ESHA Research

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies
, Frances Sizer & Eleanor Whitney, ITP Custom Solutions Center

Nutritional Herbology
, Mark Pedersen, Pedersen Publishing

Everywoman’s Book
, Dr. Paavo Airola, Health Plus, publishers

Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy
, Sue Rodwell Williams, Times Mirror/Mosby College

Pregnancy, Children, and the Vegan Diet
, Michael Klaper, M.D., Gentle World, Inc.

Women's Bodies & Health

The New Our Bodies Ourselves by the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective

A New View of a Woman’s Body, by The Federation of Women’s Health Collective

Hello God, Its Me Mary Margaret, by Judy Bloom

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, by Christine Northrup, M.D.

The Billings Method: Controlling fertility without drugs or devices, by Evelyn Billings

Your Fertility Signals, by Merryl Winstein

Primary Care of Women Lemke

Herbs & Homeopathy

Complementary Therapies for Pregnancy and Childbirth, Denise Tiran and Sue Mack

The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants, by Andrew Chevallier

Healing Wise by Susun Weed

The Natural Pregnancy Book, by Aviva Romm

The New Holistic Herbal by David Hoffman

Nutritional Herbology by Mark Pendersen

The Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susun Weed

The Natural Pregnancy Book, Aviva Jill Romm, The Crossing Press, 

The Naturally Healthy Pregnancy, Shonda Parker

Homeopathy for the Modern Pregnant Woman & Her Infant : A Therapeutic Practice Guidebook for Midwives, Physicians & Practitioners ~  by Sandra J. Perko

Homeopathy for Birthing : A Simplified Guide for Mothers,

Midwives and Other Health Care Professionals by Jana Shiloh

The Consumer's Guide to Homeopathy : The Definitive

Resource for Understanding Homeopathic Medicine and Making It Work for You by  Dana Ullman

Complete Guide to Homeopathy  by Andrew Lockie, Nicola Geddes (Contributor)

Everybody's Guide to Homeopathic Medicines : Safe and Effective  Remedies for You and Your Family   by Stephen Cummings, Dana Ullman (Contributor)

The Family Guide to Homeopathy : Symptoms and Natural Solutions   by Andrew Dr. Lockie, William Shevin  

Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth and Your Baby’s First Year  by Miranda Castro

Homeopathic Childbirth Manual by Betty Idarius, LM

Homeopathic Medicines for Pregnancy and Childbirth by Richard Moskowitz

Newborn Care and Parenting

Your Amazing Newborn, Klaus

Manual of Neonatal Care
, Cloherty & Stark

Assessment and Care of the Well Newborn, Thureen

Essentials of Pediatric Nursing
, Whaley and Wong

Nighttime Parenting
, William Sears 

Crying Babies, Sleepless Nights,
Sandy Jones

Infant Massage
, Vimala Schneider McLure

The Well Baby Book
, Mike Samuels M.D. and Nancy Samuels

Your Baby and Child
, Penelope Leach 

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child Age Birth to Five
Steven Shelov, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Complete Book of Pregnancy and Baby’s First Year


Touching the Significance of the Human Skin
, Ashley Montagu

Infants and Mothers
,
T. Berry Brazelton,

The Search for a Secure Base: Attachment Theory and Psychotherapy
Jeremy Holmes

The Family Bed
by Tine Thevenin

Three in the Bed: Benefits of Sharing Your Bed With Your Baby


The Sick Newborn Baby Kelner

Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation
AAP & AHA

Physical Assessment of the Newborn
Tappero

The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby
William and Martha Sears

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Teaching aids and educational materials for childbirth educators.

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Midwifery books and learning resources

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Journey to Motherhood is a pregnancy book written from a mother's perspective. Children's books also available

 

 
   
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