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Comforts of Home Midwifery - Lending Library

Comforts of Home has a lending library that clients may use.  The books listed below are in that library, however not all books have been read or are endorsed by Comforts of Home midwives.

Managing Conception
  • How to Choose the Sex of Your Baby by Landrum B. Shuttles MD, PHD and David M. Rorvik
  • The Billings Method by Dr. Evelyn Billings and Ann Westmore
  • A New Life by John T. Queenan MD with Carrie Neher Queenan
  • Eastman's Expectant Motherhood by Keith P. Russell M.D.
  • Easy Exercises for Pregnancy by Janet Balaskas
  • Exercise for Pregnancy by Preggi Bellies *DVD using birth ball
  • From Conception to Birth Robert Hugh and Landrum B. Shuttles MD, PHD *uses aborted babies for photos
  • Having Twins by Elizabeth Noble
  • Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susan S. Weed
  • I'm Having a Baby-Help Me, Lord! Cathy Hickling
  • Immaculate Deception II by Suzanne Arms *very anti-Christian in nature
  • Metabolic Toxemia of Late Pregnancy by Thomas Brewer MD
  • Pregnancy & Childbirth by Tracie Hotchner
  • Something's Amiss in My Uterus by Hillary Hodes * a collection of silly poems about pregnancy and birth
  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger
  • The Pregnancy After 30 Workbook by Gail Sforza Brewer
  • The Well Pregnancy Book by Mike Samuels MD and Nancy Samuels
  • Understanding Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheldon H. Cherry MD
  • What to Expect When You're Expecting by Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi E. Murkoff, and DSndee E. Hathaway BSN
  • While Waiting by George Verrilli MD, FACOG and Anne Marie Mueser Ed.D.
  • Your Baby, Your Way by Sheila Kitzinger
  • A Child is Born by Lennart Nilsson * uses aborted babies for photos
  • Birth After Cesarean by Bruce L. Flamm MD
  • Birth Over 35 by Sheila Kitzinger
  • Birth Rights by Sally Inch
  • Birth Without Violence by Dr. Fredrick Leboyer
  • Birth Your Way by Sheila Kitzinger
  • Education and Counseling for Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger
  • Hard Labor by Susan L. Diamond BSN, RN
  • Having a Baby Naturally by Peggy O'Mara
  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
  • Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon
  • Preparation for Birth – The Complete Guide to the Lamaze Method by Beverly Savage and Diana Simkin

  • Supernatural Childbirth by Jackie Mize
  • The American Way of Birth by Jessica Mitford
  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin, P.T.

  • The Birth Primer by Rebecca Roe Parfitt
  • The Experience of Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger
  • The Home Birth Book by Charlotte and Fred Ward
  • The New Childbirth by Erna Wright
  • The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

  • Woman Giving Birth by Astrid Limburg and Beatrijs Smulders


  • Breastfeeding by Amy Spankler MN, RN, IBCLC
  • Breastfeeding and Natural Child Spacing by Sheila Kippley
  • Hello My Little One, It's Me Your Father by Elvin R. Freytes

  • How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor by Robert S. Mendelsohn M.D.

  • Infant Potty Training by Laurie Boucke
  • Loving Hands by Dr. Fredrick Leboyer
  • Parent-Infant Bonding by Marshall H. Klaus and John H. Kennell
  • The Baby Book by William Sears MD and Martha Sears RN
  • The Breastfeeding Answer Book by La Leche League
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp MD
  • The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins, RN, MS


    The Tracy Anderson Method presents Post-Pregnancy Workout DVD
  • The Well Baby Book by Mike Samuels MD and Nancy Samuels
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League 3rd & 6th editions
  • The Year after Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger
  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations by Stephanie Cave M.D.


Other Related
  • Homeopathic Medicine for Children and Infants by Dana Ullman MPH
  • Our Bodies, Ourselves by Boston Women's Health Book Collective
  • The Family Bed by Tine Thevenin
  • The Herbal for Mother and Child by Anne McIntyre
  • The Yeast Connection by William G. Crook MD
  • Today's Herbal Health for Children by Louise Tenney
  • Where There is No Doctor by David Werner, Carol Thuman, and Jane Maxwell

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations by Stephanie Cave M.D.

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