References

 

These are all books, in no particular order, that I personally own and enjoy with reference to the postpartum period.  Many of the links below take you to my Amazon Affiliate Account.  Supporting me in this small way costs nothing extra to you and would mean a lot to me.  Thank you for your consideration.

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices by Sarah Buckley

Seven Sister for Seven Days: The Mothers' Manual for Community Based Postpartum Care by Michelle Peterson

For A Blissful Baby: Healthy and Happy Pregnancy with Maharishi Vedic Medicine by Kumuda Reddy, M.D., Linda Egenes, M.A., Margaret Mullins, R.N.

Healing Through Mothering: Discovering the Great Mother Within by Faith Davis and Jody Berman

The Tibetan Art of Parenting: From Before Conception Through Early Childhood by Anne Hubbell Maiden and Edie Farwell 

Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mother by Nancy Morbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

A Mother's Blessing: Ayurvedic Wisdom for the Postpartum Mother by Aparna Khanolkar

Textbook of Ayurveda by Dr. Vaant Lad

Birth Trauma: A Guide for You, Your Friends and Family Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Birth by Kim Thomas

Rites of Passage: The Pagan Wheel of Life by Pauline Campanelli and Dan Campanelli

The Heroine's Journey by Maureen Murdock

The Postnatal Depletion Cure: A Complete Guide to Rebuilding Your Health and Reclaiming Your Energy for Mothers of Newborns, Toddlers, and Young Children by Oscar Serrallach

The Birth of a Mother: How the Motherhood Eperience Changes You Forever by Daniel N. Stern

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the Mother by Heng Ou

Spiritual Bathing: The Illustrated Guide to Spiritual Water Rituals by Nadine Epstein & Rosita Arvigo

Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susun S. Weed

The Mommy Plan, Restoring Your Post-Pregnancy Body, Using Women's Traditional Wisdom by Valerie Lynn and Robin Lim


Birth Your Story: Why Writing about Your Birth Matters by Jaime Fleres

Ayurveda for the Childbearing Years by Terra Rafael

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing by Christiane Northrup

Ayurveda for a Healthy Family by John Douillard

 

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International

Hygieia: A Woman's Herbal by Jeannine Parvati Baker

Placenta - The Forgotten Chakra by Robin Lim and Miyuki Akiyama

The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care: A Guide for Postpartum Doulas  and Caregivers by Salle Webber


Zuo Yuezi: An American Mother's Guide to Chinese Postpartum Recovery by Guang Ming Whitley  and Kai Tsu Easlon

Healing Wise by Susun S. Weed

Build Your Nest: a postpartum planning workbook by Kestrel Gates

Touching Heaven: Tonic Postpartum Care with Recipes and Ayurveda by Ysha Oakes

After the Baby's Birth... A Woman's Way to Wellness: A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women by Robin Lim

Ancestral Medicine: Rituals for Personal and Family Healing by Daniel Foor

A Baby Wants to Be Carried: Everything You Need to Know about Baby Carriers and the Advantages of Babywearing by Evelin Kirkilionis