Knowledge Is Power
Ready your body, ready your mind, ready your heart.
As we all know, the better prepared we are for a situation, the better the outcome will be. I am passionate about empowering and educating women to get the most out of their womanhood, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, breastfeeding, mama, yoga and life journeys!
Here I have MY TOP BOOKS of every category you can imagine listed - with some links in book, kindle and audio format! Check out the book on the link; avoid the overwhelm and choose just several from each category that speak most to you. Some favorites are pictured below, but there are so many wonderful ones! Happy exploring and reading!
Women's/General Health and Inspiration
American Institute for Cancer Research, "The New American Plate Cookbook."
Bernstein, Gabrielle, "The Universe Has Your Back: Transforming Fear to Faith."
Bernstein, Gabriele, "Spirit Junkie: A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles,"
Boroson, Martin, "One-Moment Meditation:Stillness for People on the Go."
Boston Women’s Health Collective, "The New Our Bodies, Ourselves (Updated and Expanded)."
Cameron, Julia, "The Artist's Way."
Chopra, Deepak, "Perfect health: The Complete Mind Body Guide."
Dyer, Wayne, "Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life."
Finkelstein, Michael, “77 Questions for Skillful Living: A New Path to Extraordinary Health”.
Hanh, Thich Nhat, "Happiness, Essential Mindfulness Practices."
Hay, Louise, "You Can Heal Your Life."
Kabat-Zinn, Jon, "Full Catastrophe Living."
Katie, Byron, "Loving What Is"
Lesser, Marc, "Accomplishing More By Doing Less."
Northrup, Christiane, "Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom."
Rosenberg, Marshall B., "Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life."
Stassinopoulos, Agapi, "Conversations With the Goddesses: Revealing the Divine Power Within You."
Thomashauer, Regina, "Pussy: A Reclamation,"
Thomashauer, Regina, "Mama Gena's School of Womanly Arts."
Thomashauer, Regina, "Mama Gena's Owner's and Operator's Guide to Men,"
Tolle, Eckhart, "Practicing the Power of Now."
Weil, Andrew, "Natural Health, Natural Medicine."
Weschler, Toni, "Taking Charge of Your Fertility."
Williamson, Marianne, "A Return to Love; A Reflection on the Principles of A Course in Miracles."
Breastfeeding and Baby Care
Belden, Lauren Hirshfield, “The Places You'll Feed”
Cave, Stephanie, " What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Vaccinations."
Gaskin, Ina May, "Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding".
Gotsch, Gwen, and Torgus, Judy (La Leche League), "The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding" .
Huggins, Kathleen, "The Nursing Mother’s Companion'" .
Keegan, Laura, "Breastfeeding with Comfort and Joy."
Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen, and Mohrbacher, Nancy, "Breastfeeding Made Simple."
Kitzinger, Sheila, "Breastfeeding Your Baby."
Klaus, Marshall & Phyllis, "Your Amazing Newborn".
Martin, William, "The Parent’s Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for Modern Parents."
McGrory Massaro, Megan, "The Other Baby Book: A Natural Approach to Baby's First Year."
Mohrbacher, Nancy, "Breastfeeding Made Easy."
Newman, Jack, "Dr Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding."
Sears, William A., and Sears, Martha, "The Baby Book."
Sears, William A., and Sears, Martha, "The Breastfeeding Book."
Sears, William, ".The Vaccine Book"
Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
Arms, Suzanne, "Immaculate Deception II, Myth, Magic & Birth."
Armstrong, Penny and Feldman, Sheryl, "A Midwife’s Story".
Balaskas, Janet, "Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally,"
Bardacke, Nancy, "Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond".
Block, Jennifer, "Pushed".
Buckley, Sarah, "Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering".
Cairns, Abigail, "Home Births: Stories to Inspire and Inform".
Davis, Elizabeth & Pascale-Bonaro, Debra, "Orgasmic Birth: Your guide to a Safe, Satisfying, and Pleasurable Birth Experience."
Daulter, Anni, "Sacred Pregnancy."
Eisenstein, Mayer, "The Home Birth Advantage."
England, Pam, "Ancient Map for Modern Birth."
England, Pam and Horowitz, "Birthing From Within".
Gaskin, Ina May, "Spiritual Midwifery".
Gaskin, Ina May, "Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth."
Gaskin, Ina May, "Birth Matters."
Harper, Barbara, "Gentle Birth Choices."
Goer, Henci, "The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth."
Jones, Carl, "Mind Over Labor".
Karll, Sunni, "Sacred Birthing."
Kitzinger, Sheila, "The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth."
Kitzinger, Sheila, "Homebirth".
Kitzinger, Sheila, "Rediscovering Birth" .
Korte, Diana, "The VBAC Companion" ,
Lake, Ricki & Epstein, Abby, "Your Best Birth: Know All Your Options, Discover the Natural Choices, and Take Back the Birth Experience."
Leonard, Carol, "Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart".
Logan, Onnie Lee, "Motherwit."
Lothian, Judith, "The Official Lamaze Method: Giving Birth with Confidence."
MacDonald, Leonie, "Birth Journeys, Positive Birth Stories to Encourage and Inspire."
McCutchen, Susan, "Natural Childbirth: the Bradley Way."
Mongan, Marie, "HypnoBirthing: A Celebration of Life."
Nilsson, Lennart, "A Child is Born."
Northrup, Christiane, "Mother-Daughter Wisdom,"
Odent, Michel, "Birth Reborn" .
Odent, Michel, and Read, Grantly Dick, "Childbirth Without Fear".
O’Mara, Peggy, "Having a Baby Naturally".
SImkin, Geraldine, "Into These Hands".
Taylor, Catherine, "Giving Birth".
Vincent, Peggy, "Midwife: A Calling (Memoirs of an Urban Midwife)".
Wagner, Marsden, "Born in the USA. "
Brott, Armin, "The Expectant Father"
Heinowitz, Jack, "Fathering: Right from the Start".
Heinowitz, Jack, "Pregnant Fathers: Becoming the Father You Want to Be".
Heinowitz, Jack, "Pregnant Fathers: Entering Parenthood Together".
Simkin, Penny, "The Birth Partner."
Sibling Preparation and Children's Books
Ashbe, Jeanne, "What’s Inside."
Ashbe, Jeanne, "And After That."
Bernhard, Emery, "A Ride on Mother's Back:A Day of Carrying Around the World."
Cole, Joanna, "How You Were Born".
Faber, Adele and Mazlish, Elaine, "Siblings Without Rivalry".
Fatwell, Cathryn, "We Have a Baby".
Feiner, Conie, "Who was Born at Home?"
Fraisier, Debra, "On the Day You Were Born."
Fuller, Rachel, "My New Baby."
Grossman, Rena D., "Carry Me (Babies Everywhere)."
Lansky, Vickie, "New Baby at Koko Bear’s House."
Lansky, Vickie, "Welcoming Your Second Baby."
Kitzinger, Sheila, "Being Born."
Maclean, Amy and Nesbitt Jan, "Our Water Baby."
Mochel, Kelly, "We’re Having a Homebirth."
Sears, William and Sears, Martha, "Baby On the Way."
Sears, William, and Sears, Martha, "What Baby Needs."
Spillman, U. & Kamieth, I. "Runa’s Birth."
Tyner, Christy, "Mama Midwife, A Birth Adventure."
Vondruska, Anne, "I Watched My Brother Being Born: Including Children at Birth."
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