Web Links & Book List
 Web Links

Baby Care & Child Development

Bay Area Resources


Postpartum Depression
Challenging and Traumatic Birth
Loss of a Baby or Child
Cool Videos

Meet the Doulas Monthly Events

Yoga at Change

400 Ben Franklin Court, San Mateo

4th Friday of each month – 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Natural Resources

1367 Valencia St., San Francisco

2nd Saturday of each month - 2-4 p.m.

Blossom Birth

299 S. California Ave., Mt. View

2nd Friday of every month, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Recommended Books
Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Birthing Normally, Gayle Peterson
  • Birthing from Within, Pam England & Rob Horowitz
  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sheila Kitzinger
  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sheila Kitzinger
  • Your Baby Your Way, Sheila Kitzinger
  • Special Delivery, Rahima Baldwin
  • Immaculate Deception, Suzanne Arms
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: The Complete Guide, Penny Simkin, P.T.
  • The Birth Partner, Penny Simpkin, P.T.
  • Artemis Speaks: V. B. A. C. Stories and Natural Childbirth Information,  Nan Koehler
  • The Doula Book: How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and Healthier Birth: Marshall H. Klaus, John H. Kennell, and Phyllis H. Klaus
  • After the Baby's Birth, Robin Lim
  • Spiritual Midwifery, Ina May Gaskin
  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, Ina May Gaskin
  • Mothering the New Mother: Women's Feelings and Needs After Childbirth; A Support and Resource Guide, Sally Placksin
Baby Care
  • The Baby Book, William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears
  • Your Amazing Newborn, Marshall Klaus, M.D., Phyllis Klaus, C.S.W., M.F.C.C.
  • Attachment Parenting: Instinctive Care for Your Baby and Young Child, Katie Allison Granju, Betsy Kennedy, and William Sears
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block, Harvey Karp, M.
  • Baby Bargains Secrets, Denise and Alan Fields
  • Iinfant Massage: A Handbook for Loving Parents, Vimala Schneider McClure

  • Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC
  • The Nursing Mother's Companion, Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.
  • The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, Jack Newman
  • The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning, Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.
  • The Breastfeeding ANSWER BOOK, La Leche League International
  • Having Twins and More: A Parent's Guide to Multiple Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood, Elizabeth Noble

Postpartum Depression
  • This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression, Karen Kleiman, M.S.W., Valeria Raskin, M.D.
  • Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal And Postpartum Depression, Shoshana S., Ph.D. Bennett and Pec Indman
  • Down Came the Rain, Brooke Shields
  • The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood: Coping with Stress, Depression, and Burnout, Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett 

    Nutrition & Child Development
    • Super Baby Food, Ruth Yaron
    • First Meals, Annabel Karmel
    • Last child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder, Richard Louv
    • Gesell Institute: Books & Pamphlets, (Child Development)