Resource Library for Expecting Families

We invite all expecting families to borrow resources from our library. There are no rental fees and we just ask that you return the resource when finished so that others can share in the education. All book and DVD resources are located in the Clinic at 320 Alpenglow Ln.

Book Library:

  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion: Comprehensive for preparation, overcoming obstacles, and through weaning
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding from La Leche League International
  • Days in Waiting: A Guide to Surviving Pregnancy Bedrest: A practical book of suggestions to deal with both home and hospital bedrest
  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting
  • What to Expect the First Year
  • When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets or Quads
  • Your Pregnancy Week by Week
  • Pregnancy & Birth: Your questions answered

DVD Library:

  • Womb Collection—Nat Geo: Volume 1: 2-disc set highlighting stages of fetal development through pregnancy
  • Womb Collection—Nat Geo: Volume 2: 2-disc set about multiples and identical twins.
  • Multiples: More of Everything: Vol1 “Prenatal & Birth”
  • Multiples: More of Everything: Vol2 “Postpartum & Breastfeeding”
  • Get Ready for Birth
  • Celebrate Birth (41 min): Patient Q&A, brief overview of labor; video demos positions and partner support; emphasizes non-medicated options; graphic birth scenarios shown
  • Practicing for an Active Birth (2 hour, 15 min): Information on process of labor, comfort measures, positioning and working with support partner; lots of breathing and relaxation practice
  • Planned Cesarean (37 min): Informative look at the procedure dispels myths and misunderstandings about cesarean; reviews effects of anesthetics, what to expect, recovery, etc.; family-centered and breastfeeding friendly
  • Expecting Multiples:
    Disc 1 (75 min): nutrition, preventive care, preterm labor
    Disc 2 (76 min): birthing experience, parenting, anesthesia
  • Laugh and Learn About Breastfeeding: 9 lessons, including tips for tandem nursing twins
  • Laugh and Learn About Newborn Baby Care: 6 lessons, through age 3 months
  • Infant CPR (20 min): English/Spanish and closed captioning