Lending Library

As a contracted client with Anchoring Families Postpartum Support, you will gain access to my growing library of pregnancy, birth, and parenting books and DVDs.  Simply let me know what you'd like to borrow, and I will drop it off at an arranged day and time.  Currently included in my library are the following titles:


  • A Taste of Our Own Medicine: 3 Vital Keys to Ending Postnatal Depletion, Nurturing Mothers, and Improving Communities; Danett C. Bean, DAAM
  • Baby Book, The; Sears and Sears (3 copies)
  • Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way; Mayim Bialik, PhD
  • Confessions of the Other Mother: Non-Biological Lesbian Moms Tell All; Harlyn Aizley
  • Conscious Parent, The: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children; Shefali Tsabary, PhD
  • Dear Parent: Caring for Infants With Respect; Magda Gerber
  • Diastasis Recti: The Whole-Body Solution to Abdominal Weakness and Separation; Katy Bowman
  • Dr. Spock’s Baby and Childcare; Benjamin Spock, M.D.
  • Eat, Play, Sleep: The Essential Guide to Your Baby’s First Three Months; Luiza DeSouza
  • Family Nutrition Book, The; Sears and Sears
  • Fifth Trimester, The: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, & Success After Baby; Lauren Smith Brody
  • Girlfriends’ Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood, The; Vicki Iovine
  • Happiest Baby on the Block, The; Harvey Karp, M.D.(4 copies)
  • It’s NOT the Stork!: A Book about Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families, and Friends; Robie H. Harris (for ages 4 and up)
  • It’s SO Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families; Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberly (for ages 7 and up)
  • Kids First: Health With No Interference; Dr. Ogi Ressel
  • Natural Healing After Birth: The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness; Aviva Jill Room
  • New Mother; Using a Doula, Midwife, Postpartum Doula, Maid, Cook, or Nanny to Support Healing, Bonding and Growth; Allie Chee
  • No Cry Sleep Solution, The; Elizabeth Pantley
  • No Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers, The: Gentle Ways to Stop Bedtime Battles and Improve Your Child’s Sleep; Elizabeth Pantley
  • Nursing Your Baby; Karen & Gayle Pryor
  • Power of Showing Up, The: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired; Daniel Siegal and Tina Payne Bryson
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn; Penny Simkin, P.T., Janet Whalley, R.N., B.S.N., Ann Keppler, R.N., M.N. (2 copies)
  • Rookie Dad; Susan Fox
  • Sex Positive Talks to Have With Kids: A Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy, Informed, Empowered Young People;Melissa Pintor Carnagey, LBSW
  • She Looks Just Like You: A Memoir of (Nonbiological Lesbian) Motherhood; Amie Klempnauer Miller
  • Sleeping With Your Baby: A Parent’s Guide to Cosleeping; James J. McKenna, Ph.D.
  • Tao of Motherhood, The; Vimala McClure
  • Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others; Laura van Dernoot Lipsky with Connie Burk
  • Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, The; Jack Newman, M.D. and Teresa Pitman (2 copies)
  • Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent’s Guide – How to Make Safe, Sensible Decisions about the Risks, Benefits, and Alternatives; Aviva Jill Romm
  • Vaccine Book, The; Robert W. Sears, M.D., F.A.A.P.
  • Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, The; La Leche League International (2 copies)
  • The Wonder Weeks: A Stress-Free Guide to Your Baby’s Behavior; Hetty van de Rijt, PhD, Frans X. Plooij, PhD, and Xaviera Plan-Plooij
  • Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom’s Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work; Jessica Shortall
  • Your Amazing Newborn; Klaus and Klaus
  • Your Child at Play: Birth to One Year; Marilyn Segal, PH.D.


  • Baby Baby Oh Baby: Nurturing Your Gorgeous and Growing Baby by Breastfeeding; 2011, 28 minutes

Accepting Donations!

If you would like to donate a relevant book or DVD to my library, please contact me today!