Lending Library

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 Books:


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



Postpartum Books:


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


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at the following Hospitals & Birth Centers and more:

George Washington University Hospital | Virginia Hospital Center | Washington Hospital Center 

Sibley Memorial Hospital | INOVA Alexandria Hospital | Birth Care Birth Center

Georgetown University Hospital | INOVA Loudoun Birthing Inn | Natural Birth Center at Loudoun

 INOVA Fairfax | INOVA Fair Oaks | Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital | Walter Reed Medical

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital | Holy Cross Hospital | Prince William Medical Center 

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