Book library

We have a vast range of books you may be interested. From pregnancy and labor, breastfeeding, parenting, infant sleep, etc. Check our library here.

Please contact any member of the team if you want to borrow one of the books and we will arrange it for you to collect.

There is a small fee of £0.50 for a month’s loan, that will be put to expand and grow the library.

Pregnancy & Birth

  • Bump: how to make, grow and birth a baby, Kate Evans
  • The oxytocin factor: tapping the hormone of calm, love and healing, Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg
  • Why doulas matter, Maddie McMahon
  • Home birth: a practical guide, Nicky Wesson
  • Vaginal birth after caesarean: the VBAC handbook, Helen Churchill, Wendy Savage
  • New active birth: a concise guide to natural childbirth, Janet Balaskas
  • Why perinatal depression matters, Mia Scotland
  • The functions of the orgasms: the highways to transcendence, Michel Odent
  • Birth & Sex: the power and the passion, Sheila Kitzinger
  • Birth reborn: what childbirth should be, Michel Odent

Newborn

  • The baby book: everything you need to know about your baby from birth to age two, William Sears, Martha Sears
  • BabyCalm: a guide for calmer babies and happier parents, Sarah Ockwell-Smith
  • Nurturing new families: a guide to supporting parents and their newborn babies, Naomi Kemeny

Breastfeeding

  • The food of love: your formula for successful breastfeeding, Kate Evans
  • Baby-led breastfeeding: how to make breastfeeding work – with your baby’s help, Gill Rapley, Tracey Murkett
  • The womanly art of breastfeeding, La Leche League International, Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Teresa Pitman
  • The politics of breastfeeding: when breasts are bad for business, Gabrielle Palmer
  • Breastfeeding special care babies, Sandra Lang
  • The breastfeeding answer book, Nancy Mohrbacher, Julie Stock
  • Bestfeeding: how to breastfeed your baby, Mary J. Renfrew, Chloe Fisher, Suzanne Arms
  • Dr. Jack Newman’s guide to breastfeeding, Jack Newman, Teresa Pitman

Infant sleep

  • Why your baby’s sleep matters, Sarah Ockwell-Smith
  • Sweet sleep: nighttime and naptime strategies for the breastfeeding family, La Leche League International, Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Linda J. Smith, Teresa Pitman
  • The no-cry sleep solution: gentle ways to help your baby sleep through the night, Elizabeth Pantley
  • Three in a bed: the benefits of sleeping with your baby, Deborah Jackson

Weaning

  • My child won’t eat, Carlos González
  • Baby-led weaning: helping your baby to love good food, Gill Rapley, Tracey Murkett

Parenting

  • Unconditional parenting: moving from rewards and punishments to love and reason, Alfie Kohn
  • Playful parenting, Lawrence J. Cohen
  • ToddlerCalm: A guide for calmer toddlers and happier parents, Sarah Ockwell-Smith
  • Raising our children, raising ourselves, Naomi Aldort
  • The continuum concept, Jean Liedloff
  • Why babywearing matters, Rosie Knowles
  • The diaper-free baby: the natural toilet training alternative, Christine Gross-Loh

Family and play

  • The nature corner: celebrating the year’s cycle with seasonal tableaux, M. Leeuwen, J. Moeskops
  • Festivals, family and food, Judy Large, Diana Carey
  • Earthwise: environmental crafts and activities with young children, Carol Petrash
  • Creative play the Steiner Waldorf way: expertise and toy projects for your 2-4-year-old, Christopher Clouder, Janni Nicol

Children’s books

  • You can go to the potty (Sears Children Library), William, M.D . Sears, Martha Sears
  • Baby on the way (Sears Children’s Library), William, M.D . Sears, Martha Sears
  • Winter, Gerda Muller