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Resources

My Resource Library includes a range of useful links related to pregnancy and birth, as well as books and DVDs that I have available for my clients to borrow, free of charge.

Educational Articles

The Vitamin K Decision

The Vitamin K Decision

2nd March 2014

What is Vitamin K? Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin needed for many processes in the body, including blood clotting. The liver relies on Vitamin K for the synthesis of…
Don’t clamp the cord

Don’t clamp the cord

3rd October 2013

Delayed Cord Clamping Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping is such an important topic to talk about because the implications of immediate cord clamping and cutting are harmful and not evidence based…

Useful Links

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Library
Books

Please contact us if you would like to borrow a book:

Preconception Health & Fertility

  • Francesca Naish & Janette Roberts – ‘The natural way to a better pregnancy’
  • Francesca Naish & Janette Roberts – ‘Healthy Parents, Better Babies’
  • Toni Weschler – ‘Taking Charge of your Fertilty’

Breastfeeding

  • Renee Kam – ‘The Newborn Baby Manual, Everything you need to know about breastfeeding, baby sleep & baby behaviour’

Primal Health

  • Michel Odent – ‘Primal Health, Understanding the critical period between conception and the first birthday’
  • Michel Odent – ‘The Farmer and the Obstetrician’
  • Michel Odent – ‘Childbirth in the Age of Plastics’
  • Michel Odent – ‘The Scientification of Love’
  • Arthur Janov – ‘Imprints, The lifelong Effects of the Birth Experience’
  • Kerstin Uvnäs Moberg – ‘The Oxytocin Factor’
  • Robyn Fernance – ‘Being Born’

Birthing

  • Sarah Buckley – ‘Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering’
  • Ina May Gaskin – ‘Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth’
  • Ina May Gaskin – ‘Birth Matters, A midwife’s manifesta’
  • Stacey Marie Kerr – ‘Homebirth in the Hospital’
  • Sheila Kitzinger – ‘Birth Crisis’
  • Rhea Dempsey – ‘Birth with Confidence’
  • Jane Hardwicke Collings – ‘Ten Moons, the Inner Journey of Pregnancy’
  • Cathy Daub – ‘Birthing in the Spirit’
  • Dr Amali Lokugamage – ‘The Heart in the Womb’
  • Annie Sprague ‘Water labour, water birth’
  • Toni Weschler – ‘Taking Charge of your Fertilty’
  • Frederick Leboyer – ‘Birth without Violence’
  • Sheila Kitzinger – ‘Rediscovering Birth’
  • Grantly Dick-Read – ‘Childbirth without Fear’
  • Jenny Blyth – ‘The Down to Earth Birth Book, a practical guide to natural birth’

Breech Birth

  • Maggie Banks – ‘Breech Birth Woman-Wise’
  • Benna Waites – ‘Breech Birth’

Vaginal Birth After Caesarian

  • Roanna Rosewood – ‘Cut, Stapled & Mended’
  • Helen Churchill – ‘Vaginal Birth after Caesarian, The VBAC Handbook’

Placenta

  • Cornelia Enning – ‘Placenta: The Gift of Life’
  • Y. W. Loke – ‘Life’s Vital Link, the astonishing role of the Placenta’
  • Robin Lim – ‘Placenta the forgotten Chakra’
  • Jennifer L. West – ‘The natural Healing Power of the Placenta
  • Rachana Shivam – ‘Lotus Birth, Leaving the umbilical cord intact’

Parenting

  • Evelin Kirkilionis – ‘A Baby Wants to be Carried, Everything you need to know about baby carriers and the benefits of babywearing’
  • Helen Stevens – ‘Safe Sleep Space, A gentle & loving approach for helping infants and childfren find sleep’
  • Margot Sunderland – ‘The Science of Parenting’
  • Tiffany Palisi – ‘Loving Mama’
  • William Sears – ‘The Attachment Parenting Book’
  • William & Martha Sears – ‘Baby Book’

Vaccination

  • Dr Isaac Golden – ‘Vaccination & Homoeoprophylaxis’

Other

  • Sara Wickham – ‘Anti-D in Midwifery Panacea or Paradox?
  • Karen Pohlner – ‘Unlocking the Mysteries of Chinese Medicine- A Reference Manual for Consumers’
DVDs

Please contact us if you would like to borrow a DVD:

Birthing

  • ‘Acupressure for Natural Pain Relief in Labour’ (Debra Betts)
  • ‘Lotus Birth, The Water Birh of the Malcolm Twins’
  • ‘Birth Reborn, How to Satisfy the Basic needs of Women in Labour’ (Michel Odent)
  • ‘Orgasmic Birth, The Best-Kept Secret’
  • ‘The Big Stretch’
  • ‘The Big Stretch Sequel’
  • ‘Birth as we know it’
  • ‘Birth with Göoria Lemay’
  • ‘A Breech in the System’

Birthwork

  • ‘The Pink Kit Method for Birthing better’
  • ‘Comfort Measures for Childbirth, The Rebozo Way’

Breastfeeding

  • ‘Baby-Led Breastfeeding, The Mother-Baby Dance’
  • ‘Follow Me Mum, The Key to Successful Breastfeeding’
  • ‘Dr Jack Newman’s Visual Guide to Breastfeeding’
  • ‘The Benefits of Bedsharing’
  • ‘Breastfeeding- Give it a Go’

Documentary

  • ‘Birth Story, Ina May Gaskin & the Farm Midwives’ (USA)
  • ‘The Business of being Born’ (USA)
  • ‘More Business of being Born’ (USA)
  • ‘The Face of Birth’ (Australia)

Vaccination

  • Immunisation Forum with Guest Speaker Isaac Golden

Other

  • ‘What Babies Want, An Exploration of the Consciousness of Infants’
Recommended Practitioners

Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

Art Psychotherapy

Breast Pump Hire

Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner

Obstetrician

Physiotherapy

Recommended Products

Breastfeeding Pillows

Cloth Nappies

Disposable Nappies

 

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