RESOURCES


Websites

Breastfeeding

La Leche League of Greenville  http://www.lllalliance.org/southcarolina/lll-of-greater-greenville/

Kelly Mom: Breastfeeding questions and troubleshooting, and family health info  http://kellymom.com/

Dr. Jack Newman: Breastfeeding expert  https://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/infocat/english/

Family Wellness and Parenting

Janet Lansbury: Putting respect for babies into action  http://www.janetlansbury.com/

Laura Markham: Peaceful parents, happy kids   http://www.ahaparenting.com/

Mothering: The home for natural family living   http://www.mothering.com/

Modern Alternative Mama: Crunchy and semi-crunchy parenting info   http://www.modernalternativemama.com/

Upstate Babywearers: Upstate SC babywearing group and fb page   https://upstatebabywearers.wordpress.com/

Radiantly You: homebirth mama + entrepreneur. Toxic-free products for body and home   http://www.radiantlyyou.com

Holistic Healthcare

Acugreenville: Cassandra Nelson, acupuncturist and certified herbalist; extensive experience in women’s health and fertility  http://www.acugreenville.com/

Blissful Massage Therapy: prenatal and IN-HOME postpartum massages  http://www.blissful-massage.com/rates.html

Graceful Touch: prenatal massage in the wise woman tradition  https://www.massagebook.com/Greer~Massage~GracefulTouch-LLC

Gillispie Partners in Wellness: Nutritious Movement certified restorative exercise specialist  http://www.lisallc.com

Wild Earth Wellness: South Carolina homebirth mama + herbalist  http://wildearthherbals.com/

Red Moon Herbs: North Carolina herbal medicines  https://redmoonherbs.com/

Dr. Aviva Romm: children’s health and wellness  https://avivaromm.com/childrens-health/


Podcasts

Indie Birth: a source of information for the modern pregnant woman who knows that her body is wise (and so is her baby), as well as the modern birthkeeper who believes in these women  http://www.indiebirth.com/podcastarchive/

The Free Birth Society: In depth tips for how to optimize a birth inside the obstetrical model, questions to ask when interviewing a regulated midwife, discuss our legal rights as birthing women, and get into the nitty gritty of everything birth.  https://www.freebirthsociety.com/free-birth-podcast

Circle of Birth: Reclaiming our birth potential with ancient wisdom and stories of birth  http://circleofbirth.com/birth-stories/

Doing It At Home: The ONLY podcast 100% dedicated to empowering, loving,and raw conversations about HOME BIRTH!  https://www.diahpodcast.com

Rockstar Birth Radio: beaming positive birthing vibes your way  https://rockstarbirthmagazine.com/category/podcast/

Birthful: doula Adriana Lozada’s take on all things birth  http://www.birthful.com/category/podcast/

The Birth Hour: birth stories of all kinds  http://thebirthhour.com/

Birth Kweens: a wildly honest and fun dive into all things natural-pregnancy, birth, postpartum and women’s health related http://birthkweens.com

Katy Says: information from Katy, biomechanist and founder of the Nutritious Movement Institute  https://nutritiousmovement.com/podcasts/

Natural MD Radio: learn from Aviva Romm - doctor, midwife, herbalist  https://avivaromm.com/natural-md-radio/


Magazines

Pathways to Family Wellness: a quarterly print and digital magazine whose non-profit mission is to support you and your family's quest for wellness    http://pathwaystofamilywellness.org

Rockstar Birth Magazine: awesome positive and powerful birthing insights to line you up for a fucking awesome birth https://rockstarbirthmagazine.com/rockstar-birth-magazines/

Squat Birth Journal: a radical midwifery and birth publication. Since retired, access back issues   http://squatbirthjournal.org/back-issues/


Photography

Addison Photography: pregnancy, birth, newborn, and family photography   http://www.addisonphotography.com/Birth

Lady Groove: self-love via photography by Allie Monday http://www.alliemondayphoto.com/


Books

Pregnancy and birth

Birth Reborn — Michel Odent

The Farmer and the Obstetrician — Michel Odent

The Natural Pregnancy Book: Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices — Aviva Jill Romm

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth — Sheila Kitzinger

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering — Sarah Buckley

Birth Your Way — Sheila Kitzinger

Birth As An American Rite of Passage — Robbie Davis Floyd

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth — Ina May Gaskin

Postpartum and breastfeeding

After the Baby’s Birth — Robin Lim

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

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding — La Leche League International

Breastfeeding and Natural Child Spacing — Sheila Kippley

The Nursing Mother’s Herbal — Sheila Humphrey

Our Babies, Ourselves — Meredith Small

Holistic Family Care

The Baby Book — William and Martha Sears

How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor — Robert Mendellsohn

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children — Aviva Romm

The Family Bed — Tine Thevenin

The No-Cry Sleep Solution  — Elizabeth Pantley

Parenting

The Continuum Concept — Jean Liedloff

Connection Parenting — Pam Leo

The Absorbent Mind — Maria Montessori

Unconditional Parenting — Alfie Kohn

Raising Your Spirited Child — Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

The Joyful Child — Michael Olaf

How Children Learn — John Holt

Kids: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Raise Young Children — Meredith Small

The Explosive Child — Ross W Greene