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Childbirth,  women's health, spirituality and beyond

A Listmania! list by Lucy H. Pearce
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Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
1.  Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
The list author says:
  "The doyen of home births in the US- inspiring and real, lots of stories from real mums"
10.82   Used & New from: 5.87
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

Spiritual Midwifery
2.  Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
The list author says:
  "Her original book- hippy and dated- but a must just for the photos and language and the very different insight into birth which we don't have the language for now"
13.03   Used & New from: 7.77
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Birthing from within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation
3.  Birthing from within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation by Pam England
The list author says:
  "If you were to only read one book on childbirth make it this- visionary, real and inspiring an importnat psychologicl and emotional preparation for birth"
12.06   Used & New from: 1.48
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Misconceptions: Truth, Lies and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood
4.  Misconceptions: Truth, Lies and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood by Naomi Wolf
The list author says:
  "Read it and get angry about the medicalisation of birth, a real political book  for women"
8.79   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

What Mothers Do: Especially When it Looks Like Nothing
5.  What Mothers Do: Especially When it Looks Like Nothing by Naomi Stadlen
The list author says:
  "indescribably wonderful- give langauge to the important acts of mothering"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: The Complete Guide to Women's Health and Wellbeing
6.  Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: The Complete Guide to Women's Health and Wellbeing by Christiane Northrup
The list author says:
  "Compassionate and insightful into all areas of women's health on all levels"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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Women Who Run With The Wolves: Contacting the Power of the Wild Woman
7.  Women Who Run With The Wolves: Contacting the Power of the Wild Woman by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
The list author says:
  "Emotional and psychological understanding through myth and story"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

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The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (La Leche League International Book)
8.  The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (La Leche League International Book) by Judy Torgus
The list author says:
  "Far more than breastfeeding, mothering, parenting, pregnancy and birth"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self
9.  The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self by Julia Cameron
The list author says:
  "Creativity is key to femininity and this book is key to unblocking it"
10.34   Used & New from: 2.25
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews)

The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women
10.  The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women by Naomi Wolf
The list author says:
  "Get angry and get real about the fashion and beauty industry and women's bodies in our culture"
7.69   Used & New from: 1.25
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

The Red Tent
11.  The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
The list author says:
  "Powerful fiction. A culture that celebrated their fertility and a well known bibilcal family"
5.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (173 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
12.  The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Ditto, also try the edible woman"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (290 customer reviews)

The Powerbook
13.  The Powerbook by Jeanette Winterson
The list author says:
  "More fiction- anything by Winterson, Written on the Body is another must"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Vagina Monologues
14.  The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
The list author says:
  "Some wonderful storiesare told and getting us used to saying the V word without flinching"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Mother Rising: The Blessingway Journey into Motherhood
15.  Mother Rising: The Blessingway Journey into Motherhood by Barbara Lucke
The list author says:
  "A practical guide to celebrating a woman's spiritual journey into motherhood."
10.21   Used & New from: 2.29
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth
16.  The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
The list author says:
  "All the research at your finger tips supporting non essential intervention in birth"
10.22   Used & New from: 0.41
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Four Agreements: Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (Toltec Wisdom)
17.  The Four Agreements: Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (Toltec Wisdom) by Don Miguel Ruiz
The list author says:
  "Simple powerful wisdom for men and women"
8.75   Used & New from: 0.43
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

Circle of Stones: Woman's Journey To Herself
18.  Circle of Stones: Woman's Journey To Herself by Judith Duerk
The list author says:
  "One of my all time favourites and a new discovery, have given it to all the important women in my life"
13.50   Used & New from: 3.72
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Pregnant Woman's Comfort Book
19.  The Pregnant Woman's Comfort Book by Jennifer Louden
The list author says:
  "Nurturing and supportive in the huge journey of pregnancy and birth"
Used & New from: 0.36
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Maps to Ecstasy: The Healing Power of Movement
20.  Maps to Ecstasy: The Healing Power of Movement by Gabrielle Roth
The list author says:
  "Movement, healing, dance- a wonderufl mix to pep up your physicality, sexulaity and emotional well being- active and inspiring"
14.68   Used & New from: 5.17
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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