Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Let me save you some trouble. . .good health books.

While I hate soliciting, I am not selling anything. I simply want to share some resources with those who actually agree with or are considering my opinion on health and childcare topics. I may not be a pro on everything, but I am around those who are, that I hear the same books brought up a lot. And while no wise person agrees with 100% of any book, (No the Bible or the Koran are not exceptions to that rule) I think there are some jems out there that I would like to share with my readers. So in the categories that I am familiar with, I will share both my favorites, and what knowledgeable people in the related fields, as well as Amazon, highly rate.

The best womanly health books:
  • Toni Weschler's, Taking Charge of Your Fertility
  • The wise woman herbal for the childbearing year
  • Down there: Sexual and reproductive health, the wise woman way
  • The complete Organic Pregnancy
  • Ina May's guide to childbirth
  • Spiritual Midwifery (by Ina May)
  • Hypno Birthing
  • Husband coached childbirth
  • Pushed
  • The natural pregnancy book
  • The Naturally Healthy Pregnancy by Aviva Romm.
  • The labor progress book
  • Birthing from within
  • A thinking woman's guide to a better childbirth
  • Active birth: a new approach
  • To give birth naturally
  • Do you want to have a Baby
  • Natural Health after birth: The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness
  • Christian Midwifery
Natural and loving Childcare books:
  • The womanly art of breastfeeding
 (The newest addition that discusses ecological breastfeeding is best.)
  • The continuum concept
  • Unconditional parenting
  • The Baby book, by Dr. Sears
  • Attached at the heart
  • Liberated parents, liberated Children
  • An introduction to Biological Nurturing: New Angles on Breastfeeding.
  • Diaper Free! The Gentle Wisdom of Natural Infant Hygiene 
  • Baby-Led Weaning 
  • Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care
  • Disease Proof Your Child, By Joel Fehrman MD 
  • Take charge of your child's health, by Dr. George Wootan 
  • How to raise a healthy child in spite of your Doctor, Mendleson 
  • Naturally healthy babies and children

And a longer list here.

Top natural health books:
  • Fit to live
  • The paleo diet
  • Nourishing Traditions
  • Gut and Psychology Syndrome
  • Your body's many cries for water
  • Politically incorrect nutrition
  • Natural health solutions
  • Knockout: Interviews with Doctors curing Cancer 
  • Healthy Healing 14th ED. 
  • Be Your Own Doctor by Rachael Weaver M.H. 
  • Super immunity, by Joel Fehrman MD 

Stay tuned for book recommendations for all things related to gardening and homesteading next.

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