Bearth Lending Library

Clients of Bearth have access to the Bearth Lending Library for any amount of time during pregnancy and postpartum.

Pregnancy & Birth Preparation

  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
  • Birthing from Within by Pam England & Rob Horowitz
  • The Doula Book by Klaus, Kennell, & Klaus
  • Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper
  • The Mother of All Pregnancy Books by Ann Douglas
  • The Natural Pregnancy Book by Aviva Jill Romm
  • Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
  • The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
  • When Survivors Give Birth by Penny Simkin & Phyllis Klaus

Postpartum & Breastfeeding

  • After the Baby's Birth - A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women by Robin Lim 
  • Breastfeeding Made Simple by Nancy Mohrbacher & Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
  • Justisse Method - Fertility Awareness and Body Literacy by Geraldine Matus, HRHP
  • Natural Birth Control Made Simple by Barbara Kass-Annese, RN & Hal C. Danzer, MD
  • Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants by Catherine Watson Genna
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International

Herbs, Health & Nutrition

  • Food Rules - A Doctor's Guide to Healthy Eating by Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD
  • Deep Nutrition by Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD
  • The Green Pharmacy by James A. Duke
  • The Healing Remedies Sourcebook by C. Norman Shealy, MD
  • Herbal Healing for Women by Rosemary Gladstar
  • Medicinal Plants and Herbs by Steven Foster & James A. Duke
  • Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
  • Real Food - What to Eat and Why by Nina Planck
  • Super Nutrition for Babies by Katherine Erlich, MD & Kelly Genzlinger, CNC, CMTA
  • Traditional Foods are Your Best Medicine by Ronald F. Schmid, ND
  • The Way of Herbs by Michael Tierra, LAc
  • Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susan S. Weed


  • Ayerveda - The Science of Self Healing by Dr. Vasant Lad
  • Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
  • Chinese Medicine by Siamak F. Shirazi, LAc & Julie A Chivley, BS, DEM
  • A Midwife's Story by Penny Armstrong & Sheryl Feldman
  • Modern Essentials - A Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils by dōTERRA
  • Woman by Natalie Angier