pregnancy and birth
Birth Reborn — Michel Odent
The Farmer and the Obstetrician — Michel Odent
The Natural Pregnancy Book: Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices — Aviva Jill Romm
The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth — Sheila Kitzinger
Birth Your Way — Sheila Kitzinger
Birth As An American Rite of Passage — Robbie Davis Floyd
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth — Ina May Gaskin
postpartum, baby care, parenting
After the Baby’s Birth — Robin Lim
The Continuum Concept — Jean Liedloff
The Nursing Mother’s Herbal — Sheila Humphrey
Our Babies, Ourselves — Meredith Small
family needs and health care
The Baby Book — William and Martha Sears
How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor — Robert Mendellsohn
The Family Bed — Tine Thevenin
Breastfeeding and Natural Child Spacing — Sheila Kippley
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding — La Leche League International
learning and parenting playfully
The Absorbent Mind — Maria Montessori
The Joyful Child — Michael Olaf
How Children Learn — John Holt
Kids: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Raise Young Children — Meredith Small
Unconditional Parenting — Alfie Kohn
Breastfeeding Help, locally Find your local La Leche League group and Mother to Mother support.
South Carolina La Leche League Leader names/phone numbers, groups, meeting times, etc.
Julie Byers The best doula on the planet.
Acupuncture in Greenville, SC Cassandra Nelson, acupuncturist and certified herbalist; extensive experience in women’s health care.
Red Moon Herbs All of your herbal needs can be met by this Western North Carolina resource!
Upstate Babywearers Our Upstate SC babywearing parenting group… always a fun meeting!
Birth Photography Mollie Greene, photography.
Blissful Massage Therapy — Check out the amazingly qualified and diverse Natalie Dingledine… near downtown Greenville.
Massage — Rachel Silfvast, 864-580-9373, Pregnancy Massage in the Wise Woman Tradition
Women and Infant Children Upstate SC resource for supplemental food; pregnancy programs available
SC Midwives Association find local practitioners and information
SC Midwifery Regulations DHEC oversight of midwives in South Carolina
Positive Discipline in the Upstate Think it through parenting with Kelly; classes available.
Birth Works Research involving birth and the “primal” period (between conception and first birthday); Michel Odent.
Breastfeeding.com Quality information, local helpers
Midwifery Today Midwifery Today is a public and professional journal about midwifery; written and photographic submissions accepted.
Mothering Natural Family Living magazing; an E-version is available for subscription!
Kelly Mom KellyMom gives amazing help for simple and complex breastfeeding questions.
Elizabeth Pantley Gentle No-Cry Sleep Solutions– gentle information about normal sleep for babies and children.
Natural Pregnancy and Parenting Products Earth Mama Angel Baby has beautiful herbal products and more!
Green Parenting Create an organic baby registry.
Diaper Swappers This is an online community for selling gently used diapers and swapping diaper tips
Positive Discipline Jane Nelsen, Ed. D. shares her amazing insights on parenting in a positive light.
Ask Dr. Sears This is the home of the world’s most famous pediatrician; a very comprehensive site.
The Natural Child Project A vision of children treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion…
Rebozo Way An educational forum, bringing awareness to traditional birthing, family, and community relationships; babywearing information.
Continuum Concept Archives of articles detail this traditional parenting philosophy as detailed in Jean Liedloff’s classic work.
NARM NARM sets the standards for licensing professional midwives in the United States.
Island Childbirth An AMAZING compilation of childbirth information and MORE links!
Circumcision This site is a wealth of information!
Traditional Circumcision How has circumcision deviated throughout time to become the modern medical procedure it is today?
Naturally Healthy You can find here tips for the whole family from Shonda Parker, herbalist, on nutrition, herbs, and lifestyle.
Child Development — Michael Olaf site… wonderful tips, resources, everyday principles for life with a wee one.