Chopra, Deepak, Simon, David, & Abrams, Vicki,  Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth

The Boston Womens’ Health Book Collective,  Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

Ness, Amen, Rubin Gould, Lisa, & Frederick-Berner,  The Birth That’s Right For You: A Doctor and a Doula Help You Choose and Customize the Best Birth Option to Fit Your Needs

Peterson, Gayle,  An Easier Childbirth: A Mother’s Guide to Birthing Normally

After Baby:

Gottman, John, &  Schwartz Gottman, Julie, And Baby Makes Three Six Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy And Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives

Plackson, Sally, Mothering the New Mother: Women’s Feelings and Needs After Childbirth; A Support and Resource Guide. 2nd ed, 2000.

Postpartum Adjustment Problems:

Dunnewold, Ann, & Sanford, Diane G. , Postpartum Survival Guide, 1994

Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen, The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood-Coping with Stress, Depression, and Burnout (2001)

Kleiman, Karen, Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression. (2000)

Kleiman, Karen, & Raskin, Valerie, This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression


Huggins, Kathleen,  The Nursing Mother’s Companion, 6th Edition: 25th Anniversary Edition (Non Series)

Rubin, Stacey,  The ABCs of Breastfeeding: Everything a Mom Needs to Know for a Happy Nursing Experience


Boyle, Christina, & Stahl, Cathleen, Twin Set: Moms of Multiples Share Survive and Thrive Secrets

Faber, Adele, and Mazlish, Elaine, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk

Faber, Adele, and Mazlish, Elaine, Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too

Hallowell, Edward. The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness: Five Steps to Help Kids Create and Sustain Lifelong Joy

Karp, Harvey, The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer

Malstrom, Patricia Maxwell, & Polan, Janet, The Art of Parenting Twins: The Unique Challenges and Joys of Raising Twins and Other Multiples