Lending Library

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” -Dr. Seuss 

Below you will find a list of titles related to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and parenting. These titles are available for anyone in the community to borrow. (Current students and clients will be given preference when requesting titles to borrow.) I have just one simple ask in return: if you lose or ruin a book or DVD, please replace it with an equal or newer quality version. Some links are provided for reference and lists are in alphabetical order. Please keep in mind that these materials cover a wide variety of topics and are for informational purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of myself or Birth Boot Camp. 

 

Please contact me to request to borrow materials. Thank you and happy learning! 

Available Book Titles:

  • 5 Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter by Vicki Courtney

  • Baby-Led Weaning: Helping Your Baby to Love Good Food by Gill Rapley

  • Best Hikes With Children in Western & Central Oregon by Bonnie Henderson

  • Birth Day: A Pediatrician Explores the Science, the History, and the Wonder of Childbirth by Mark Sloan

  • Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 5th Edition by Karen Wambach and Jan Riordan

  • Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence by Marsha Walker

  • Circumcision, The Hidden Trauma: How an American Cultural Practice Affects Infants and Ultimately Us All by Ronald Goldman

  • Circumcision: The Painful Dilemma by Rosemary Romberg

  • Cut It Out: The C-Section Epidemic in America by Theresa Morris

  • Cut, Stapled, and Mended: When One Woman Reclaimed Her Body and Gave Birth on Her Own Terms After Cesarean by Roanna Rosewood  

  • Diastasis Recti: The Whole Body Solution to Abdominal Weakness and Separation by Katy Bowman

  • Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper, R.N. (This is a personally autographed copy that may be used for reference only.)

  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices by Sarah Buckley 

  • Growing Up: It’s a Girl Thing: Straight Talk about First Bras, First Periods, and Your Changing Body by Mavis Jukes

  • Hands Free Mama: A Guide to Putting Down the Phone, Burning the To-Do List, and Letting Go of Perfection to Grasp What Really Matters! By Rachel Macy Stafford

  • Having A Baby, Naturally: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Peggy O’Mara

  • I Want to Enjoy My Children by Henry Brandt Ph.D. and Kerry L. Skinner

  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin (2 copies)

  • It’s a Girl Thing: How to Stay Healthy, Safe and In Charge by Mavis Jukes

  • Little Girls Can Be Mean Four Steps to Bully-proof Girls in the Early Grades by Michelle Anthony, M.A., Ph.D. and Reyna Lindert, Ph.D.

  • Maternity and Women’s Health Care by Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk RNC PhD FAAN, Shannon E. Perry RN PhD FAAN, Mary Catherine Cashion RN BC MSN, Kathryn Rhodes Alden EdD MSN RN IBCLC

  • Midwife: A Calling (Memoirs of an Urban Midwife) by Peggy Vincent (This is a personally autographed copy that may be used for reference only.)

  • Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep by William Sears, M.D.

  • Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us by Christine Gross-Loh Ph.D

  • Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting by Dr. Laura Markam

  • Permission to Mother: Going Beyond the Standard-of-Care to Nurture Our Children by Denise Punger, M.D. F.A.A.F.P., I.B.C.L.C.

  • Planning Your Pregnancy and Birth, Third Edition by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide by Penny Simkin, P.T., Janet Whalley, R.N., B.S.N., and Ann Keppler, R.N., M.N. (2 copies)

  • Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves: Transforming Parent-Child Relationships from Reaction and Struggle to Freedom, Power, and Joy by Naomi Aldort

  • Surprised by Motherhood: Everything I Never Expected about Being a Mom by Lisa-Jo Baker

  • Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family by La Leche League International 

  • Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health by Toni Weschler (2 copies)

  • The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

  • The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two by William Sears, M.D., Martha Sears, R.N., Robert Sears, M.D., and James Sears, M.D.

  • The Birth Book: Everything You Need to Know to Have a Safe and Satisfying Birth by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N. (2 copies)

  • The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman Through Childbirth, Second Edition by Peggy Simkin, P.T.  

  • The Breastfeeding Book: Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Your Child from Birth Through Weaning by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

  • The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk by Diana West, I.B.C.L.C. and Lisa Marasco, M.A., I.B.C.L.C. 

  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

  • The Discipline Book: How to Have a Better-Behaved Child from Birth to Age Ten by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

  • The Doula Advantage: Your Complete Guide to Having an Empowered and Positive Birth with the Help of a Professional Childbirth Assistant by Rachel Gurevich

  • The Eco-nomical Baby Guide: Down-to-Earth Ways for Parents to Save Money and the Planet by Rebecca Kelley

  • The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be, Second Edition by Armin A. Brott and Jennifer Ash

  • The Healthy Pregnancy Book: Month-by-Month, Everything You Need to Know From America’s Baby Experts by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

  • The Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy and Birth by Tina Otte

  • The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

  • The Joys and Challenges of Motherhood: A Collection of Poems edited by Patricia Wayant

  • The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia 3rd Edition, by Penny SImkin and Ruth Ancheta

  • The Language of Medicine by Davi-Ellen Chabner

  • The Mindful Mom-To-Be: A Modern Doula's Guide to Building a Healthy Foundation from Pregnancy Through Birth by Lori Bregman

  • The Natural Pregnancy Book: Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices by Aviva Jill Romm, M.D.

  • The New Pregnancy and Childbirth Book by Sheila Kitzinger

  • The No-Cry Separation Anxiety Solution: Gentle Ways to Make Good-Bye Easy from Six Months to Six Years by Elizabeth Pantley

  • The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning: How to Bring Breastfeeding to a Gentle Close, and How to Decide When the Time is Right by Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S. and Linda Ziedrich

  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion, Fourth Revised Edition by Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.

  • The Pregnancy Book: Month-by-Month, Everything You Need to Know From America’s Baby Experts by William Sears MD, Martha Sears RN, Linda Hughey Holt MD

  • The Secret Universe of Names: The Dynamic Interplay of Names and Destiny by Roy Feinson

  • The Secret of Happy Children: Why Children Behave the Way They Do - and What You Can Do to Help Them to be Optimistic, Loving, Capable, and Happy by Steve Biddulph

  • The Successful Child: What Parents Can Do to Help Kids Turn Out Well by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.

  • The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

  • The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child by Robert W. Sears, M.D., F.A.A.P.

  • The Vaccine-Friendly Plan: Dr. Paul's Safe and Effective Approach to Immunity and Health - from Pregnancy Through Your Child's Teen Years by Paul Thomas M.D. and Jennifer Margulis Ph. D. 

  • The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother’s Guide to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean by Diana Korte

  • The Water Birth Book by Janet Balaskas

  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International

  • This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen R. Kleiman, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., and Valerie Davis Raskin, M.D.

  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations by Stephanie Cave M.D., F.A.A.F.P. with Deborah Mitchell

  • When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on Childbearing Women by Penny Simkin, P.T. and Phyllis Klaus, C.S.W., M.F.T

  • Your Five-Year-Old: Sunny and Serene by Louise Bates Ames and Frances L. Ilg

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