We are happy to lend the following Books and DVD's to doula clients.
Pregnancy and Childbirth Books:
Sacred Pregnancy, by Anni Daulter
Magical Beginnings, Enchanted lives by Deepak Chopra, MD
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: The Complete Guide, by Penny Simkin
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin
Birthing from Within, by Pam England and Rob Horowitz
Active Birth, by Janet Balaskas
Gentle Birth Choices, by Barbara Harper
The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth, by Henci Goer and Rhonda Wheeler
Preparing for a Gentle Birth by Blandine alais-Germain and Núria Vives Parés
Your Best Birth, by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein
The Birth Partner, by Penny Simkin
Your Amazing Newborn, Marshall Klaus
Gentle Baby Care, Elizabeth Pantly
When Survivors Give Birth, by Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus
Breastfeeding Made Simple, Nancy Mohrbacher
Ina May's Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, by La Leche Leauge International
The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, Newman & Pittman
The Nursing Mother's Companion, by Kathleen Huggins
Mothering the New Mother, by Sally Placksin
Mothering Multiples, by Karen Kerkhoff Gromada
DVD and other Book Recommendations:
The Baby Book, by Sears and Sears. "Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two". I still refer to this book even with older children!
The Business of Being Born DVD, Compelled to explore the subject after the delivery of her first child, actress Ricki Lake and filmmaker Abby Epstein question the way American women have babies.
Orgasmic Birth DVD, featured at The Baltimore Women's Film Festival, allow this remarkable video to challenge your own beliefs on what childbirth can be!
Happiest Baby on the Block DVD, perfect companion to the MUST READ book by Dr. Harvey Karp