Recommended Readings


club9As a service to parents and perinatal professionals, I have put together a list of recommended books & other helpful articles. All books on the list have been personally read by myself or a fellow perinatal professional/companion.

For those who want to purchase their own books, you can find these and additional recommendations in my Amazon bookshop.


Conception, Pregnancy & Childbirth

  • Taking Charge of your Fertility
  • The Birth Partner
  • The Dad’s Playbook to Labor & Birth
  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering
  • The Birth Partner
  • The Doula Book
  • Active Birth
  • The Pregnancy Book
  • The Birth Book
  • Orgasmic Birth
  • Birthing from Within
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Newborn (x2)
  • Wise Childbearing
  • Don’t Cut Me Again! True Stories about Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Birth after Caesarean – The VBAC Handbook
  • Birth After Cesarean – The Medical Facts (Flamm, M.D.)
  • The Pink Kit
  • 15 minute pregnancy relaxation CD
  • Normal Childbirth
  • Birth Reborn: What Childbirth should be

Breastfeeding & Babycare

  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (2010)
  • Nursing Mother, Working Mother
  • The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers
  • Your Amazing Newborn
  • The Baby Book
  • Balancing Breast & Bottle
  • Working without Weaning
  • Baby-led Breastfeeding
  • The Food of Love
  • Aromatherapy & Massage for Baby & Mother
  • Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and naptime strategies for breastfeeding families

Parenting Books

  • Becoming a Father: How to Nurture & Enjoy your Family
  • Fatherwise: 101 Tips for a New Father
  • Motherwise: 101 Tips for a New Mother
  • Nighttime Parenting
  • The No-Cry Sleep Solution
  • Attachment Parenting
  • The Discipline Book
  • Adventures in Gentle Discipline
  • Mothering Multiples
  • Mothering your Nursing Toddler
  • Baby-Led Weaning: The Essential Guide to Introducing Solid Foods
    and Helping your Baby Grow up a Happy & Confident Eater
  • Faber & Mazlish: Siblings without Rivalry
  • Expat Teens Talk