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Pregnancy is associated with many changes to your body and lifestyle, and raises many questions. Here are some recommended resources to guide you…

Pregnancy is associated with many changes to your body and lifestyle, and raises many questions. While you will receive information and advice during your visits, there are many valuable sources of information for you to consider at your own pace. Our practice offers a range of books for your perusal and a monthly newsletter covering issues in pregnancy.

The resources below provide valuable insights and if they raise any questions, please contact us.

Useful Links

These websites provide valuable information about pregnancy and if they raise any questions, please contact us.



Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Pregnancy and food safety | NSW Food Authority

The Royal British College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists

Exercise in pregnancy

World Health Organization

Centre for Disease in Pregnancy

NASOG (National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)


Pregnancy is associated with many changes to your body and lifestyle, and raises many questions. While you will receive information and advice during your visits, there are many valuable sources of information for you to consider at your own pace. Our practice offers a range of books for your perusal and a monthly newsletter covering issues in pregnancy.

These publications provide valuable insights and if they raise any questions, please contact us.

100 Questions and Answers about Breastfeeding
Karin Cadwell

25 Ways to Awaken your Birth Power
Danette Watson and Stephanie Corkhill Hyles

25 Ways to Joy and Inner Peace for Mothers
Danette Watson and Stephanie Corkhill Hyles

A Child Is Born
Lennart Nilsson and Lars Hamberger

A Dad’s Guide to Babycare
Colin Cooper

A Dictionary of Muslim Names
Salahuddin Ahmed

A Handbook for Happy Families
Dr John Irvine

A History of the Breast
Marilyn Yalom

A is for Atticus
Lorilee Craker

A Labour of Love
Gabrielle Targett

A Patient – Expert Walks You Through Everything You Need To Learn and Do
Maureen Pratt

A Woman’s Path
Almut Bockemuhl

ABC of Breast Diseases
J. Michael Dixon

Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Chilbirth
Zita West

Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth
Debra Betts

Attack of the Fifty Foot Hormones
Emma Tom

Australian Autism Handbook
Benison O’Reilly and Seana Smith

Australian Baby Guide
Penny Attiwill

Australian Baby Hands
Jackie Durnin


Baby Bliss
Jo Ryan

Baby Catcher
Peggy Vincent

Baby Names
Robert Schnakenberg

Baby Names
Cecily Dynes

Baby Names 2011
Elanor Turner

Baby Names for Australians
Anne Matthews

Baby-led Weaning
Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett

Ann Peters

Babycare Before Birth
Zita West

Being Dad
Sam Holt and Troy Jones

Best Medicine: Human Milk in the NICU
Nancy E. Wight

Mary Renfrew, Chloe Fisher, Suzanne Arms

Biblical Baby Names for Today
Meera Lester

Tina Cassidy

Birth – Conceiving, Nuturing and Giving Birth to Your Baby
Catherine Price and Sandra Robinson

Birth and Breastfeeding
Michel Odent

Birth Crisis
Sheila Kitzinger

Birth Reborn
Michel Odent

Birth Right
Susan Ross

Birth Space, Safe Place
Adela Stockton

Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship
Kathleen Fahy

Birthing From Within
Pam England and Rob Horowitz

Birthing Positions
Regina Coppen

Jenny Blyth

Brain Rules for Baby
John Medina

Breasfeeding with Confidence
Sue Cox

Breastfeeding and Human Lactation
Jan Riordan and Karen Wambach

Breastfeeding Made Simple
Nancy Mohrbacher

Breathe your way through Birth with Yoga
Julie Llewellyn-Thomas

Breech Birth
Benna Waites

Breech Birth
Jane Evans

Breech Birth Woman-Wise
Maggie Banks

Brought to Earth
Harriettte Hartigan

Buddhism for Mothers
Sarah Napthali

Buddhismfor Mothers of Young Children
Sarah Napthali

Calm Birth
Robert Bruce Newman

Childbirth Without Fear
Grantly Dick-Read

Choose the Sex of Your Baby
Hazel Chesterman-Phillips

Christian Names
Martin H. Manser

Clinics in Human Lactation
Sue Cox

Contraception, Pregnancy and Birth
Dr Miriam Stoppard

Contraception, Pregnancy and Birth
Dr Miriam Stoppard

Cool Names For Babies
Pamela Redmond Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz

Creating a Joyful Birth Experience
Lucia Capacchione and Sandra Bardsley

Creating Your Birth Plan
Marsden Wagner

Delivering Your Placenta
Nadine Pilley Edwards

Delivery by Appointment
Michelle Hamer

Depression in New Mothers
Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett

Dictionary of First Names
Julia Cresswell

Dr Luke’s Baby Guide
Dr Luke Sammartino

Dr Susan Love’s Breast Book
Susan Love and Karen Lindsey

Dream baby Guide
Sheyne Rowley

Drugs during Pregnancy and Lactation
Christof Schaefer, Paul Peters and Richard K. Miller

Eatig for Two
Kathleen Gandy

Enjoy Your Childbirth – The Epidural Option
Dr Clive Collier

Evidence-based Care for Normal Labour and Birth
Denis Walsh

Exercise for Pregnancy and Childbirth
Eileen Brayshaw

Anna McGrail and Daphne Metland

Face to Face with Childbirth
Julia Sundin

Father’s and Babies
Jean Marzollo and Irene Trivas

Feeding The Bump
Lisa Neal

Find My Name
Rachael Hale

Fit and Fabulous for Life after Babies
Fiona Thomas Hargraves

Gentle Birth Choices
Barbara Harper

Gentle Birth Method
Dr Gowri Motha

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering
Sarah J. Buckley

Getting Pregnant The Natural Way
D.S Fiengold

Going It Alone
Natascha Mirosch

Good Food Guide
Terry Durack and Joanna Savill

Good Health
Dr Carole Hungerford

Green Parenting
Lynoa Cattanach

Hail Caesar
Caroline De Costa

Handle With Care
Evelyn Tsitas and Caroline Van De Pol

Happy Birth Day
Mitchell Beazley

Happy Children
Steve Biddulph

Having a Baby
Carol Fallows

Having Twins and More
Elizabeth Noble

Healthy Eating
Dr Laura Riley and  Stacey Nelson

Heart to Heart Parenting
Robin Grille

Heaven on Earth
Sharifa Oppenheimer

Helping Your Baby to Sleep
Anni Gethin and Beth Macgregor

History of Childbirth
Jacques Gelis

Hollywood Pregnancy Secrets
Kym Douglas and Cindy Pearlman

Home Birth
Nicky Wesson

How to avoid an unnecessary Caesarean
Helen Churchill and Wendy Savage

How to Choose the Sex of your Baby
Dr LB Shettles and David Rorvik

How Weaning Happens
Diane Bengson

Im Pregnant! Now What Do I Eat?
Hope Ricciotti and Vincent Connelly

Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding
Linda J. Smith

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth
Ina May Gaskin

Labour of Love
Cara Muhlhaahn

Labyrinth of Birth
Pam England

Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy and Birth
Stephanie Brill

Sharon Moore

Making a Baby
Debra Fulghum Bruce and Samuel Thatcher

Man With a Pram
Jon Farry and Stephen Mitchell

Men at Birth
David Vernon

Miscarriage, Woman’s Experiences and Needs
Christine Moulder

Mother and Child
Ngalangangpum Jarrakpu Purrurn

Judy Reith

Mothering Multiples
Karen Kerhoff Gromada

Mothers Raising Sons
Nigel Latta

My Pregnancy 2011
Kate Street

Naming Baby
Victoria Heywood

Natural Baby
Janet Balaskas

Natural Conception
Ruth Sharkey

Nautral Fertility
Francesca Naish

Natural Woman
Penelope Sach

New Active Birth
Janet Balaskas

O’Baby. The Irish baby Name Book
Geoffrey Johnson

Optimum Nutrition Before, During and After Pregnancy
Patrick Holford and Susannah Lawson

Orgasmic Birth
Elizabeth Davis and Debra Pascali-Bonaro

Our Bodies, Ourselves. Pregnancy and Birth
The Boston Woman’s Health Book Collective

Parenting for a Peacefull World
Robin Grille

PCOS – Polycystric Ovary Syndrome
Colette Harris with Dr Adam Carey

Play Time
Elspeth and Fiona Richards

Pocket Baby Names
David Pickering

Portraits of Pregnancy
Jennifer Loomis and Hugo Kugiya

Postnatal Depression
Lisa Fettling

Preconception and Pregnancy Over 35
Dr Laura Goetzl

Pregnancy – Day By Day
Dr Maggie Blott

Pregnancy from Preconception to Birth

Preparing For Birth: Fathers
Andrea Robertson

Preventing and Managing Back Pain During Pregnancy
Alicia M. Silva

Primal Health
Michel Odent

Jennifer Block

Raising Boys
Steve Biddulph

Raising the Best Possible Child
Jo Jackson King

Rediscovering Birth
Sheila Kitzinger

Rekindling. Your Relationship after Childbirth
Dr Martien Snellen

Sacred Cycles
Sara Wickham

Secrets of the Baby Whisperer
Tracy Hogg and Melinda Blau

Silent Knife
Nancy Wainer Cohen and Lois J. Estner

Silent Nights
Brian Symon

Sleep Right, Sleep Tight
Tweedle Child and Family Health Service

Sleeping with your Baby
James J. McKenna

Smart Start
Margaret Sasse

So, Your Going to be a Dad
Peter Downey

Spiritual Widwifery
Ina May Gaskin

Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants
Catherine Watson Genna

The A to Z of Mummy Manners
Libbi Gorr

The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook
Jackie Newgent

The Attachment Connection
Ruth P. Newton

The Baby in the Mirror
Charles Fernyhough

The Belly Mapping Workbook
Gail Tully

The Billings Method
Dr Evelyn Billings

The Birth Wars
Mary-Rose MacColl

The Breastfeeding Answer Book
Nancy Mohrbacher and Julie Stock

The Caesarian
Michel Odent

The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils
E.Joy Bowles

The Choice Guide to Baby Products
Chris Barnes

The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion
Robin Elise Weiss and Dr Marcello Pietrantoni

The Complete Organic Pregnancy
Dierdre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu

The Contended Little Book of Baby Weaning
Gina Ford

The Contended Toddler Years
Gina Ford

The Continuum Concept
Jean Liedloff

The CSIRO Wellbeing Plan for Kids
Dr Manny Noakes

The Divided Heart
Rachel Power

The Don’t Panic Guide to Birth
Fiona McArthur

The Doula Advantage
Rachel Gurevich

The Doula Book
Marshall H. Klaus

The Down to Earth Birth Book
Jenny Blyth

The Endometriosis Natural Treatment Program
Valerie Ann Worwood and Julia Stonehouse

The Essential First Year
Penelope Leach

The Everything Pregnancy Nutrition Book
Kimberly A. Tessmer

The Faceless Caesarean
Caroline Oblasser

The Farmer and the Obstetrician
Michel Odent

The Fathers Book
David Cohen

The Fathers Home Birth Handbook
Leah Hazard

The Fertility Diet
Jorge E. Chavarro and Walter C. Willett

The Functions of the Orgasms
Michel Odent

The Gift, Grandmothers and Grandchildren Today
Judy Lumby

The Hungry Brain
Susan Archibald Marcus

The Natural Pregnancy
Janet Balaskas

The Natural Way to a Better Pregnancy
Francesca Naish and Janette Roberts

The Natural Way to Better Babies
Francesca Naish and Janette Roberts

The Natural Way to Better Birth and Bonding
Francesca Naish and Janette Roberts

The Natural Way to Better Breastfeeding
Francesca Naish and Janette Roberts

The New Contended Little Baby Book
Gina Ford

The New Pregnancy and Childbirth Choices and Challenges
Sheila Kitzinger

The No Cry Sleep Solution
Elizabeth Pantley

The Oxytocin Factor
Kerstin Uvnas Moberg

The Oxytocin Factor
Kerstin Uvnas Moberg

The Penguin Book of Names for Australian Woman
Kirsten Alexander

The Perfect Pregnancy Cookbook
Patrick Holford

The Philosohical Baby
Alison Gopnik

The Politics of Breastfeeding
Gabrielle Palmer

The Rough Guide to Travel with Babies and Young Children
Fawzia Rasheed de Francisco

The Scientification of Love
Michel Odent

The Secret of Happy Children
Steve Biddulph

The Seven Stages of Motherhood
Ann Pleshette Murphy

The Social Context of Birth
Caroline Squire

The Successful Child
William and Martin Sears

The Tao of Fertility
Daoshing Ni and Dana Herko

The Thinking Womans Guide to a Better Birth
Henci Goer

The Ultimate PCOS Handbook
Colette Harris and Theresa Cheung

The Vaccine Book
Robert W. Sears

The Water Birth Book
Janet Balaskas

Three in a Bed
Deborah Jackson

Michael Grose

Tongue Tie
Carmen Fernando

Twined Together
Kunmadj Njalehnjaleken

Katrina Bowman and Louise Ryan

Averil Clegg & Anne Woollett

Dr Hans-Peter Studer

Vaginal Birth after Ceasarean
Helen Churchill and Wendy Savage

Vaginas – An Owners Manual
Dr Carol Livoti and Elizabeth Topp

VBAC – Vaginal Birth After Caesarean
Jenny Lesley

Well Adjusted Babies
Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani

What to Eat, Before, During and After Pregnancy
Judith E. Brown

What to Expect Before You’re Expecting
Heidi Murkoff

What to Expect The First Year
Heidi Murkoff

What to Expect When You’re Expecting
Heidi Murkoff

When Survivors Give Birth
Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me?
Rebecca Griffin

Why Love Matters
Sue Gerhardt

Natalie Angier

Womans Encyclopedia of NaturalMedicine
Tori Hudson and Christiane Northrup

Womans Health
Gillian McKeith

Yoga. For Belly, Birth and Baby
Natalie Burgess

You. Having a Baby
Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz

Your Baby and Child
Penelope Leach

Your Babycare Bible
Dr A.J.R Waterston

Your Best Birth
Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein

Your Breasts
Prof. Donald Marshall

Your Pregnancy Bible
Anne Deans

Your Pregnancy Week By Week
Lesley Regan

Your Pregnancy Week by Week
Dame Karlene Davis

YSM Body Bible
Jody Hedley-Ward

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