LENDING LIBRARY

Purchase of any Matriarch service gives access to our lending library

Birth

  • “A Midwife’s Tale” by Laurel Thatcher Ulric
  • “Ancient Map fro Modern Birth” by Pam England
  • “An Easier Childbirth” by Peterson
  • “Birthing from Within” by Pam England
  • “For a Blissful Baby: Healthy and Happy pregnancy with Maharishi Vedic Medicine” by Kumuda Reddy M.D., Linda Egenes M.A., Margaret Mullins R.N.
  • “Hypnobirthing” by Marie Mongan M.Ed, M.Hy
  • “Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth” by Ina May Gaskin
  • “Labyrinth of Birth” by Pam England
  • “Mayo Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy” 
  • “Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn” by Penny Simkin, Marshall Klaus
  • “Sacred Pregnancy” by Anni Daulter
  • “Spritual Midwifery” by Ina May Gaskin (3 books)
  • “The Birth Book” by Sears and Sears
  • “The Birth Partner” by Penny Simkin
  • “The Doula Book” by Marshall H. Klaus, M.D. and Phyllis H. Klaus
  • “The Mother of All Pregnancy Books” by Douglas
  • “The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth” by Sally Placksin
  • “Your Best Birth” by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein
  • “Your Second Pregnancy” by Drs. Keith A. Eddleman and Joanne Stone

Breastfeeding

  • “Boost Your Breast Milk” by Alicia Simpson MS, IBCLC
  • “Breastfeeding Made Simple” by Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PH.D., IBCLC with a forward by Jack Newman, MD
  • “The Nursing Mother’s Companion” by Huggins
  • “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding” by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, and Teresa Pitman

 

Fertility

  • “Taking Charge Of Your Fertility” by Toni Weschler
  • “The Fertility Awareness Method” a workbook by Ashley Hartman Annis, FAE

LGBT

  • “The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy for Lesbians” by Rachel Pepper

Mental Health

  • “Pushed” by Jennifer Block
  • “The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood” by Kendall-Tackett Ph.D

Miscarriage/Infant Loss

  • “Empty Arms” by Sherokke Ilse
  • “What Was Lost” by Elise Erikson Barrett
  • “You Are The Mother Of All Mothers” by Angela Miller

Nutrition

  • “The First Forty Days” by Heng Ou
  • “The Naturally Healthy Pregnancy” by Shonda Parker

Twins

  • "Mothering Multiples" by Karen Kerkhoff Gromada 

Parenting

  • “Heaven on Earth: A Handbook for Parents of Young Children” by Oppenhei
  • “Natural Baby Care” by Colleen Dodt
  • “The Vaccine Book” by Dr. Sears
  • “What to Expect: The First Year” by Murkoff
  • “Your Amazing Newborn” by Marshall H. Klaus, M.D. and Phyllis H. Klaus
  • "The Mindful Mother" by Naomi Chunilal

Postpartum

  • “After the Baby’s Birth: A Woman’s Way to Wellness” by Robin Lim
  • “Momma Zen” by Karen Maezen Miller
  • “Mothering The New Mother” by Sally Placksin
  • “Secrets of the Baby Whisperer” by Tracy Hogg
  • "The Birth of a Mother" Daniel Stern M.D. 

Relationship

  • And Baby Makes Three” by John M. Gottman, PH.D. and Julie Schwartz Gottman, PH.D.