Lending Library

The following is a list of available resources for birth class, doula, and midwife assistant clients in the Mid-Ohio Valley.  Note that some of these titles may not be available on request due to them currently being loaned out, or clients not returning them.  Please only keep titles for a minimum of two weeks.

We always accept donations of carriers, wraps, and resources.  Please contact us for details – when budgets are available, we will purchase used carriers.

Baby Carriers & Wraps (Cost: Donation)


Literature & DVD’s


  • Crunch Yoga Mama by Susan Elkind (DVD) by Mayo Clinic
  • Eating for Pregnancy by Jones/Hudson
  • Food Rules by Michael Pollan
  • In the Womb by National Geographic (DVD)
  • Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Maternal Fitness by Tupler/Thompson
  • Pilates in Pregnancy by Lindsey Jackson (DVD)
  • Prenatal Yoga by Shiva Rea (DVD)
  • The Business of Being Born by Lake/Epstein (DVD)
  • The Natural Pregnancy Book: Herbs, Nutrition, & Other Holistic Choices by Aviva Jill Romm, MD
  • The Truth About Diet & Drugs in Pregnancy: What Every Pregnant Woman Should Know by Gail Sforza Brewer & Dr. Tom Brewer
  • Visual Guide to Breastfeeding by Dr. Jack Newman


  • *Creating Your Birth Plan by Marsden Wagner
  • *Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
  • *The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
  • *EB’s Perinatal Pocket Guide by M. Danielle Bergum (Kindle Version Available Free for Prime Members)
  • Born in the USA by Marsden Wagner (Kindle Version***)
  •  Birth As We Know It (DVD)
  • Birth by Veronica Wagner (DVD)
  • Birth Matters by Ina May Gaskin
  • Calm Birth: New Method for Conscious Childbirth by Newman/Chamberlain
  • Cheers to Childbirth by Lucy Perry
  • Childbirth Without Fear: The Pricipals & Practice of Natural Childbirth by Dick-Read/Odent
  • Emergency Childbirth: A Manual by Dr. Gregory J. White
  • Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper (Book & DVD)
  • Heart & Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy & Birth by Elizabeth Davis
  • Homebirth Dads by Jorge Cuevas (DVD)
  • HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method by Marie F. Mongan
  • Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon
  • Official Lamaze Guide by Lothian/DeVries
  • Spritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
  • The Birth Book by Sears
  • The Essential C-Section Guide by Connolly/Sullivan
  • The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
  • The Timeless Way: History of Birth from Ancient to Modern Times (DVD)
  • When Pregnancy Isn’t Perfect by Laurie A. Rich


  • *Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Ina May Gaskin
  • *BabyBabyOhBaby by La Leche League (DVD)
  • *Breastfeeding Made Simple by Mohrbacher, Kendall-Tackett, Newman
  • Adventures in Tandem Nursing
  • How Weaning Happens
  • Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding by Smith & Kroeger
  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins
  • The Ultimate Book of Breastfeeding Answers by Dr. Jack Newman
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by the La Leche League
  • The Working Woman’s Guide to Breastfeeding
  • Mother’s Milk by La Leche League International (DVD)
  • Mothering Your Nursing Toddler
  • Medications and Mothers Milk: A Manual of Lactational Pharmacology by Thomas W. Hale, Ph.D (This title is not available for lending; please e-mail/call with questions about medications)


  • *The Vaccine Book by Dr. Sears
  • *What Your Pediatrician Doesn’t Know Can Hurt Your Child by Markel/Palmer
  • Beyond the Baby Blues: The Complete Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Handbook by Knox/O’Reilly/Smith (Kindle Version***)
  • Doctor’s Book of Home Remedies for Children by Prevention Editors (Available for reference only – e-mail/call with inquiries)
  • Happiest Baby on the Block by Dr. Karp (Book & DVD)
  • Heading Home With Your Newborn by Jana/Shu
  • Herb Bible by Earl Mindell’s (Available for reference only – e-mail/call with inquiries)
  • Herbal Healing for Children by Demtria Clark (Available for reference only – e-mail/call with inquiries)
  • Modern Essentials 4th Edition Guide to Essential Oils (Available for reference only – e-mail/call with inquiries)
  • No-Cry Discipline Solution by Elizabeth Pantley
  • No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley
  • Organically Raised – Conscious Cooking for Babies & Toddlers by Anni Daulter
  • Potty Training Success by Pull-Ups (DVD)
  • Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Tony Weschler
  • The Discipline Book by Sears
  • The Family Nutrition Book by Sears
  • The Female Brain by Dr. Louann Brizeendine
  • The Male Brain by Dr. Louann Brizeendine (Kindle Version***)
  • Tummy 2 Tummy: Babywearing (DVD)
  • Vaccinations? by Dr. Jay Gordon (DVD)
  • When Hello Means Goodbye by Kirck/Schwiebert

**They must be returned by the end of your series or within 3-weeks (if someone else is interested in the title).

***Kindle Titles are for Reference Only as they cannot be loaned more than once.

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