Lending Library

Lending Library

In addition to the books and DVDs listed below, we also offer birth accessories such as birthing balls and pools. The Lending Library is available at Birth Circle Meetings. Thank you very much to the Athens Foundation for their grant to purchase many of these resources for sharing!

BOOKS:

  • After the Baby’s Birth: A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women, Robin Lim
  • The Baby Book, Dr. Sears
  • Best Feeding
  • Birth Poetry, Charlotte Otten
  • Birth Without Violence, Frederick Leboyer
  • Birthing From Within, Pam England
  • Childbirth Without Fear, Gary Dick-Read, M.D.
  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sheila Kitzinger
  • The Contented Little Baby Book of Weaning, Gina Ford
  • Creating Your Birth Plan: A Definitive Guide to a Safe and Empowering Birth, Marsden Wagner
  • Diaper Free, Ingrid Bauer
  • Every Woman’s Guide to Eating During Pregnancy, Shulman and Davis
  • The First twelve Months of Life, Frank Caplan
  • Gentle Birth Choices, Barbara Harper (this is a book/DVD combo)
  • Giving Birth: A Journey into the World of Mothers and Midwives, Catherine Taylor
  • A Good Birth, A Safe Birth, Korte and Scaer
  • A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Helping Your Child Sleep Through the Night, Cuthbertson and Schevill
  • How to Raise a Healthy Child Inspite of Your Doctor, Robert Mendelson, M.D.
  • HypnoBirthing, Marie Mongan
  • I Watched My Brother Being Born (with DVD)
  • Immaculate Deception, Suzanne Arms
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, Ina May Gaskin
  • Infant Massage, Vimala McClure (with DVD)
  • Lamaze International’s Guide to Normal Birth
  • Mind Over Labor, Carl Jones
  • Mother Rising, Cortlund, Lucke and Watelet
  • Mother’s Intention: How belief Shapes Birth, Kim Wildner
  • The New Age Baby Name Book, Sue Browder
  • The Official Lamaze Guide: Giving Birth with Confidence, Lothian and DeVried
  • Optimal Foetal Positioning, Sutton and Scott
  • Parenting the Strong-Willed Child, Forehand and Long
  • The Politics of Birth, Sheila Kitzinger
  • The Pregnancy Book, Dr. Sears
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn
  • Pregnancy the Natural Way, Dr. Sarah Brewer
  • Prenatal Parenting, Frederick Wirth, M.D.
  • Pushed, Jennifer Block
  • The Secret Life of the Unborn Child, Thomas Verny, M.D.
  • Secrets of the Baby Whisperer, Tracy Hogg
  • Spiritual Midwifery, Ina May Gaskin
  • The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth, Henci Goer
  • Unassisted Childbirth, Laura Kaplan Shanley
  • The Very Best Baby Name Book, Bruce Lansky
  • What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section 2004, Maternity Center Association
  • When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual
  • Abuse on Childbearing Women, Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, La Leche League International
  • The Year After Childbirth
  • Your Amazing Newborn, Klaus and Klaus

VIDEOS:

  • Birthing with a Doula, WOUB Health Vision
  • Comfort Measures for Labor and Birth, Penny Simkin
  • Delivery Self Attachment
  • Infant Massage
  • Keeping in Touch: Parent Massage Instruction
  • The Natural Way, Dr. Nils Bergman
  • The Original Paradigm, Dr. Nils Bergman
  • Postnatal Massage

AUDIO CDs:

  • Pregnancy Relaxation
  • Relax for Childbirth

DVDs:

  • Birth as We Know It
  • Born in the USA
  • Born in Water, A Sacred Journey
  • Circumcision Education
  • Gentle Birth Choices, Barbara Harper (this is a book/DVD combo)
  • Giving Birth and Being Born
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block, Dr. Harvey Karp
  • Home Birth: The Spirit, The Science, and The Mother
  • I Watched My Brother Being Born (with Book); Including Children at Birth
  • Infant Massage, Vimala McClure (with book)
  • Psalm and Zoya, The Unassisted Homebirth of Our Twins
  • The Stages of Labor, 2nd Edition, A Visual Guide
  • Tried and True, A Collection of Labor Techniques