About Birth and Early Parenting Educators
We are a novel alliance of educators in Nevada City, California, with a common interest in the first frontier of human development from preconception through birth and breastfeeding.
Members of the group are childbirth educators, nurses, midwives, doulas, prenatal/Calm Birth yoga instructor, infant massage teachers, craniosacral therapists for babies and energy-body workers, counselors, therapist, lactation consultants. a film producer, a herbalist and a gemologist. Four members are authors of books on prenatal psychology and parenting. We are ready to educate parents about the special challenges of the first period of human development. Some of us are members of an international group concentrating on this period of development, the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH). Please explore the informative website: www.birthpsychology.com.
Block, Jennifer (2007) Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care, DaCapo/Perseus Group
Buckley, Sarah J. MD (2005) Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering, One Moon Press, Australia (www.sarahbuckley.com)
Cassidy, Tina (2006) Birth, The Surprising History of How We Are Born, Grove Press
Chamberlain, David B. (1998) (3rd ed.) The Mind of Your Newborn Baby, Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books
Contey Carrie PhD and Takikawa, Debby DC (2007) Calms, A Guide to Soothing Your Baby, Hana Peace Works
England, Pam & Horowitz, Rob (1998) Birthing from Within, Albuquerque, NM: Partera Press.
Evans, Joel M.D. (2005) The Whole Pregnancy Handbook, Gotham/Penguin Group
Gaskin, Ina May (2003) Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, Bantam Books
Hallett, Elisabeth (2002) Stories of the Unborn Soul: The Mystery and Delight of Pre-Birth Communication (www.light-hearts.com)
Harper Barbara RN. (1994, 2005) Gentle Birth Choices, Healing Arts Press, Rochester, Vermont
Kitzinger, Sheila (1996) The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Alfred A Knopf
Klaus, Marshall & Kennell, John, & Klaus, Phyllis (1993) Mothering the Mother: How a Doula Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier Birth and Healthier Baby, New York: Addison-Wesley.
McCarty, Wendy Anne PhD (2009) Welcoming Consciousness: Supporting Babies' Wholeness From the Beginning of Life, Wondrous Beginnings
Mendizza, Michael & Pearce, Joseph Chilton (2003), Magical Parent, Magical Child: The Optimum Learning Relationship, (email@example.com)
O'Mara, Peggy (2003) Having a Baby Naturally: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth, New York: Atria Books.
Peterson, Gayle (1999) (2nd ed.) An Easier Childbirth: A Mother's Guide for Birthing Normally, Berkeley, CA: Shadow & Light. (www.AskDrGayle.com)
Rhodes, Jeane (2009) The Birth of Hope, Create Space
Solter, Aletha PhD The Aware Baby, Helping Young Children Flourish, and Tears and Tantrums, Shining Star Press.
Spatafora, Denise (2009) Better Birth, The Ultimate Guide to Childbirth from Home Births to Hospitals (www.betterbirthbook.com)
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