Volunteer Resources

Please feel free to print and use the following handouts with your clients

 

Relaxation/Breathing here and here

Pregnant Women's Rights here

Birth Plan Template here

Positions for Labor here

How Doulas Help here and here

Going the Full 40 here and here

Breastfeeding here

Client Agreement here

 

Fertility:

  • Your Fertility Signals – Winstein

  • Taking Charge of Your Fertility – Weschler

 

Pregnancy

  • Our Bodies Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth - Boston Women's Health Book Collective

  • Spiritual Midwifery - Gaskin

  • Birthing from Within - England

  • The Simple Guide To Having a Baby - Whaley

  • The ICEA Guide To Pregnancy and Birth - ICEA

  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn - Simkin

  • The Birth Book – Sears

 

Nutrition

  • Feeding Baby Green - Greene

  • Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year - Weed

  • The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Child Care – Morell

  • Your Vegetarian Pregnancy - Roberts

 

Blessingways

  • Blessingways  - Maser

  • Mother Rising – Cortlund

 

Birth

  • The Birth Book - Sears

  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn  - Simkin

  • The Simple Guide To Having a Baby - Whaley

  • Ina May's Guide To Childbirth - Gaskin

  • Birthing from Within - England

  • Hypnobirthing – Mongan

  • Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding - Kroeger

  • The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth - Goer; Wheeler

 

Postpartum Depression

  • This Isn't What I Expected – Kleiman

  • Beyond the Blues - La Leche League International

  • The Mother-To-Mother Postpartum Depression Support Book - Poulin

 

Breastfeeding

  • The Breastfeeding Book - Sears

  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding – La Leche League International

  • Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding – Kroeger

 

Parenting

  • ​ The Attachment Parenting Book - Sears

  • The Discipline Book - Sears

  • Attachment Parenting - Granju and Kennedy

  • The Earliest Relationship – Brazelton

 

​Twins/Multiples

  • Mothering Mutiples - Gromada

  • Twinspiration – Lage

 

For Dads

  • The Expectant Father - Ash and Brott

  • Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads - Greenburg and Hayden

 

Sleep

  • The Baby Sleep Book - Sears

  • The No Cry Sleep Solution – Pantley

 

Lifestyle

  • Hands Free Mama – Stafford

  • The Vaccine Book - Sears

 

Exercise

  • Essential Exercises for the Childbearing Year – Noble

 

Survivors of Abuse

  • Survivor Moms - Sperlich

  • When Survivors Give Birth - Simkin

 

VBACS

  • The VBAC Companion - Corte

 

Adoption

  • Birthmothers: Women Who have Relinquished Babies for Adoption Tell Their Stories - Jones