Here are some of my favorite resources:



Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah J. Buckley, MD

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Diastasis Recti by Katy Bowman

Childbirth Without Fear by Dr. Grantly Dick Reed

Pushed by Jennifer Block

Birthing From Within by Pamela England

Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper

The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care by Sally Fallon

Unassisted Childbirth by Laura Kaplan Shanley

Birth and Breastfeeding: Rediscovering the Needs of Women during Pregnancy and Childbirth by Michel Odent



The Business of Being Born

Undisturbed Birth intro from Sarah Buckley, MD

Natural Birth Sarah Buckley

The Home Birth of Lemma Marie

Celosia’s Home Birth

Baby Nova’s Freebirth

How to Breastfeed-Deep Latch Technique

Birth of Frankie

Birth of Slone on youtube


Websites, Articles, Podcasts (for optimal position for baby) (great podcasts, articles and online classes)

Coming Earthside: The Basics of Newborn Transition podcast

Questioning Vitamin K for the Newborn podcast

Bridging the Gap Between the Old & New Paradigms podcast with Dr. Stu Episode 11 for diastasis recti and others

Info for the Rh negative mom

Holistic Care for the Rh Negative Mamma (by Dr. Stu, podcasts, videos, info)

The Forgotten History of Getting Pregnant Like a Boss (My Birthy Bits page, lots of info!) Great site for Breastfeeding

Nuchal Cords: The Perfect Scapegoat

The Human Microbiome: Considerations for Pregnancy, Birth and Early Mothering

Vaginal Examinations: A Symptom of Cervical-centric Birth Culture

Supporting Women’s Instinctive Pushing Behaviour during Birth (to order labs yourself)


Julie Brehm is a physical therapist specializing in pelvic floor health. Her contact info is 513-246-5475 or email her @ a blog post featuring Julie Brehm



Holistic Foods and Non-toxic Living (Wardee has podcasts, videos, info about nutrient dense foods: what and how to cook them) (Healing through food and nontoxic living)


Birth Photography on the website

Taken by J Renee Creations

And a few others as well.