Lending Library

As a doula client of mine, you are free to borrow any books/DVDs I have in my library.

Pregnancy & Childbirth

  • Pregnancy – The Natural Way, By Zita WestActive Birth – The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally, By Janet Balaskas

  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn – The Complete Guide, By Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley, Ann Keppler, Janelle Durham, & April Bolding

  • The Mother of All Pregnancy Books – An all-Canadian Guide to Conception, Birth & Everything in Between, By Ann Douglas

  • The Natural Pregnancy Book - Herbs, Nutrition and other Holistic Choices, By Aviva Jill Romm, M.D., Midwife, Herbalist

  • The Greatest Pregnancy Ever – Keys to the Mother Baby Bond, By Laurel Wilson & Tracy Wilson-Peters

  • Ending Pain in Pregnancy - Trade secrets for an injury-free childbirth, relieving pelvic girdle pain, & creating powerful pelvic muscles, By Isa Herrera (MSPT, CSCS)

  • Pregnancy and Birth – A Guide to Making Decisions that are Right for You and Your Baby, By Teresa Pitman & Joyce Barrett, M.D.

  • Pregnancy & Childbirth Tips - By Gail J. Dahl

  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth (4th Ed), By Sheila Kitzinger

  • Birth Reborn – Dr. Michel Odent

  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, By Ina May Gaskin

  • Birth Matters – A Midwife’s Manifesta, By Ina May Gaskin

  • Gentle Birth Choices – By Barbara Harper, RN

  • Active Birth -  The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally, By Janet Balaskas

  • The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth - Practical Information for a Safe, Satisfying Childbirth, By Henci Goer

  • The Water Birth Book, By Janet Balaskas

  • Rediscovering Birth, By Sheila Kitzinger

  • Birth Your Way - Choosing Birth at Home or in a Birth Center, By Sheila Kitzinger

  • Your Best Birth, By Ricki Lake & Abby Epstein

  • Joyous Childbirth Changes the World – Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura

  • Adventures in Birthing – Natural Childbirth Stories and Approaches, By Janet Schwegel

  • Mind Over Labor, By Carl Jones

  • Natural Hospital Birth – By Cynthia Gabriel

  • Home Birth in the Hospital, By Stacey Marie Kerr MD

  • Why Induction Matters - An evidence based guide, By Rachel Reed (Midwife & PhD)

  • Hypnobirthing - The Mongan Method (book & CD), By Marie Mongan

  • The Belly Mapping Workbook - Gail Tully (Spinning Babies)

  • A Consultation with a Midwife – Sensitive, natural guidance through pregnancy, childbirth, the postnatal period and breastfeeding with herbal medicine, homeopathy and aroma therapy, By Ingeborg Stadelmann

  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering - A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices, By Sarah J. Buckley, M.D.

Birth Partner Preparation

  • The Birth Partner – A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, & all other Labor Companions, By Penny Simkin

  • The Expectant Father – The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-be, By Armin A. Brott & Jennifer Ash

  • The New Father - A Dad's Guide to the First Year, By Armin A. Brott


VBAC & Cesarean Birth

  • Birthing Normally After a Cesarean or Two – A Guide for Pregnant Women Exploring Reasons and Practicalities for VBAC, By Helene Vadeboncoeur

  • Cut, Stapled, Mended – When One Woman Reclaimed her Body and Gave Birth on her Own Terms After Cesarean, By Roanna Rosewood


  • Having Twins and More – A Parent’s Guide to Multiple Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood, by By Elizabeth Noble


  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 8th Edition, By La Leche League International

  • The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, By Jack Newman MD & Teresa Pitman

  • Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding (revised edition), By Dr. Jack Newman MD & Teresa Pitman

  • Breastfeeding - Empowering Parents, By Dr. Jack Newman


Postpartum & Baby Care

  • Natural Health After Birth – The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness, By Aviva Jill Romm

  • The First 40 Days - The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother, By Heng Ou

  • After the Baby's Birth - A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women, By Robin Lim, Midwife

  • The Happiest Baby on the Block – By Harvey Karp, M.D.

  • Attachment Parenting - Instinctive Care for your Baby and Young Child, By Katie Allison Granju

  • Sweet Sleep - Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family, By Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Linda J. Smith, & Teresa Pitman

  • The No-Cry Sleep Solution – By Elizabeth Pantley

  • Your Baby and Child – From Birth to Age Five, By Penelope Leach

  • The Mother of all Baby Books - By Ann Douglas

  • The Baby Book - Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby From Birth to Age Two, By William Sears, M.D. & Martha Sears, RN

  • Your Newborn, Head to Toe – By Cara Familian Natterson, M.D.

  • Baby-Led Weaning - The Essential Guide to Introducing Solid Foods and Helping your Baby Grow up a Happy & Confident Eater, By Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett

  • What to Expect the First Year – By Heidi Murkoff

  • Secrets of the Baby Whisperer, By Tracy Hogg

  • Chicken Soup for the New Mom’s Soul, By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Patty Aubrey



  • Daily Essentials by Spinning Babies – (Activities for pregnancy comfort and easier birth)

  • The Business of Being Born (Producer Ricki Lake & Director Abby Epstein)

  • Organic Birth - A documentary that examines the intimate nature of birth and the powerful role it plays in women's lives when they are permitted to experience it fully