The lending library is one perk of having me as your doula. Feel free to borrow whatever you think will help you on your journey.


The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Shelia Kitzinger
Great With Child by Beth Ann Fennelly
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley, Ann Keppler, Janelle Durham and April Bolding
A Green Guide to Your Natural Pregnancy and Birth by Claire Gillman
The Pregnancy Book by Dr. William Sears and Martha Sears
The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Genevieve Howland
Expecting Better by Emily Oster


Your Baby, Your Way by Shelia Kitzinger
Mindful Birthing by Nancy Bardacke, CNM
Active Birth (Revised Edition) by Janet Balaskas
Supernatural Childbirth by Jackie Mize
Christian Woman's Guide to Childbirth by Debra Evans
The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
Easy Labor by William Camann MD and Kathryn J. Alexander, MA
Easing Labor Pain by Adrienne B. Lieberman
The Official Lamaze Guide by Judith Lothian and Charlotte DeVries
The Labor Progress Handbook by Penny Simkin and Ruth Ancheta
Creating Your Birth Plan by Marsden Wagner MD, MS
Evidence Based Care for Normal Labour and Birth by Denis Walsh
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
The Birth Book by Dr. William Sears and Martha Sears
Childbirth Education (Second Edition) by Francine H. Nichols and Sharron Smith Humenick

Women's Health and the History of Birth

BIRTH by Tina Cassidy
Birth Matters by Ina May Gaskin
Our Bodies, Ourselves by The Boston Women's Health Book Collective

Caesarean Birth

The Essential C-Section Guide by Maureen Connolly and Dana Sullivan


Vaginal Birth After Cesarean by Elizabeth Kaufmann


Essential Oils in Pregnancy, Birth & Babies by Stephanie Fritz LM,CPM
Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby by Allison England
Healing Oils of the Bible by David Stewart

For the Partner

The New Father by Armin A. Brott
The Expectant Father by Jennier Ash and Armin A. Brott
Special Women by Paulina Perez and Cheryl Snedeker
The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin


New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding by Joan Younger Meek with Sherill Tippins
The Nursing Mother's Companion (20th Anniversary Edition) by Kathleen Huggins, RN, MS
Bestfeeding by Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher Suzanne Arms

Newborn Care

On Becoming Babywise by Gary Ezzo MA and Robert Bucknam MD
The Baby Book by Dr. William Sears and Martha Sears
The Premature Baby Book by Dr. William Sears and Martha Sears
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth MD
What to Expect the First Year by Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi E. Murkoff and Sandee E. Hathaway, BSN
Touchpoints: Birth to Three by Brazelton and Sparrow

Beyond The First Year

The Birth Order Book by Dr. Kevin Leman
The no-cry sleep solution for toddlers and preschoolers by Elizabeth Pantley
The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp MD
Your Child's Health by Barton D. Schmitt MD

Starting Solids/Nutrition

The Family Nutrition Book by Dr. William Sears and Martha Sears
Baby Led Weaning by Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett


The Belated Baby by Jill S Browning and Kelly James-Enger


The Vaccine Friendly Plan by Paul Thomas M.D. and Jennifer Margulis Ph.D
The Vaccine Book by Dr. Sears
The Thoughtful Parent's Guide to Vaccinations by Dr. Aviva Romm


The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, MD
10 Minute Solution: Prenatal Pilates
Holy Yoga: Prenatal/Back Care by Christina Mroz
Gaiam's Prenatal Yoga with Shiva Rea