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Resources & Recommended Reading 

Fertility, Cycle Awareness, Conception and Pregnancy

  • Our Body Ourselves, Boston Women's Health Book Collective

  • Taking Charge of your Fertility, 20th Anniversary Edition: The definitive guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement and Reproductive Health, by Toni Weschler

  • The Fifth Vital Sign : Master your cycles & optimize your fertility, by Lisa Hendrickson - Jack

  • Wild Power by Alexandra Pope

  • Awakening Fertility : The essential art of preparing for pregnancy, by Heng Ou

  • And Baby Makes More : Known Donors, Queer parents, and Our unexpected Families, by Susan Goldberg and Chloe Brushwood Rose

  • The Natural Pregnancy Boo : Herbs, Nutrition and other Holistic Choices,  by Dr Aviva Romm M.D

  • Like a Mother: A feminist journey through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy by Angela Garbes

  • Queer and Pregnant by Mx Jenna Brown

  • Birthing Justice : Black Women, Pregnancy and Childbirth by Julia Oprah

  • Nurture : A Modern guide to Pregnancy, Birth , Early Motherhood and Trusting Yourself and Your Body, by Erica Chidy

  • The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide To Pregnancy & Childbirth, by Genevieve Howland

  • Real Food for Pregnancy, by Lily Nichols

  • Confessions of the other Mother: Non Biological Lesbian Moms Tell All by Harlan Aizley

  • The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy for Lesbians: How to Stay Sane and Care For Yourself from Preconception through Birth, by Rachel Pepper


Resources & Recommended Reading 

Labor and Birth


Childbirth without fear, by Dr. Grantley Dick - Read

Birthing from within, by Pam England

Hypnobirthing, by Katharine Graves

Ina May’s guide to childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin

Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin

Birth Reborn, by Michel Odent MD

The Birth Partner, by Penny Simkin

Eating for Two,  by Robin Lim

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering, by Dr. Sarah L Buckley MD


Resources & Recommended Reading 

Post Partum

Fourth Trimester​

  • The First Forty Days: The essential art of nourishing the new mother, by Heng Ou

  • The Fourth Trimester : A postpartum guide to healing your body, balancing your emotions & restoring your vitality, by Kimberly Ann Johnson

  • The Postnatal Depletion Cure, by Dr. Oscar Serrallach 

  • After the baby’s birth, by Robin Lim

Breastfeeding / Chestfeeding

  • The Nursing Mothers Companion, by Kathleen Huggins R.N, M.S

  • Ina Mays Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin

  • The Breastfeeding Book, by Martha Sears R.N & Dr William Sears MD

  • The Woman Art of Breastfeeding, by La Leche League International

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