Gimbutas, Marija. The Language of the Goddess. London: Thames and Hudson Ltd., 1989. All images on this site are from this wonderful book.
McCarty, Wendy, PhD. Welcoming Consciousness
Neufeld, G, PhD. & Mate, Gabor, M.D., Hold On To Your Kids
Herrera, Isa, M.S.PT., C.S.C.S. Ending Female Pain, A Woman’s Manual – this is a great book if you have pelvic problems after birth, or after abdominal surgery. It requires a commitment to self care.
Wagner, Marsden, M.D., M.S., Born in the USA: How a Broken Maternity System Must Be Fixed To Put Women and Children First – this is a must read for anyone considering entering into parenthood, I couldn’t put it down! Also by him is:
Wagner, Marsden, M.D., M.S., Creating Your Birth Plan: The Difinitive Guide to a Safe and Empowering Birth
Chamberlain, David. The Mind of Your Newborn Baby & Windows To The Womb.
Hallett, Elisabeth. Soul Trek & Stories of the Unborn Soul.
Heinowitz, Jack, Ph.D. Pregnant Fathers – Becoming The Father You Want To Be.
Luminare-Rosen, Carista. Parenting Begins Before Conception.
Mines, Stephanie, Ph.D. We Are All In Shock – How Overwhelming Experiences Shatter You… And What You Can Do About It.
Nathanielsz, Peter W. M.D., Ph.D. Life in the Womb: the Origin of Health and Disease.
Noble, Elizabeth. Primal Connections: How our experiences from conception to birth influence our emotions, behavior and health.
Odent, Michel. Primal Health: Understanding the critical period between conception and the first birthday.
Scaer, Robert C. M.D. The Trauma Spectrum: Hidden Wounds & Human Resiliency
Siegal, Daniel J and Mary Hartzell. Parenting from The Inside Out – How a Deeper Self Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive.
Verney, Thomas. Nurturing The Unborn Child – A 9 month program for Soothing, Stimulating and Communicating with Your Baby.
Bollas, Christopher. The Shadow of the Object: Psychoanalysis of the Unthought Known.
1. Dr. Ray Castellino, www.CastellinoTraining.com
2. Dr. William Emerson, Emerson Training Seminars, www.emersonbirthrx.com – information received in a seminar.
A great resource for those with both curiosity and a desire to read and research, check out the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology & Health (APPPAH) www.birthpsychology.com. If you are interested in the latest cutting edge research, you can have access to all back journals, with 100’s of great papers from this broad field of psychology. Become an APPPAH member and receive their Journal and Newsletter. There is an enormous amount of information available through this organization, and they also have regular conferences.
England, Pam., Labyrinth of Birth: Creating a Map, Meditation and Rituals for Your Childbearing Year