Links & Resources

Great website for research based information
The official APPPAH website (the Association of Pre and Perinatal Psychology & Health)
The headquarters for exploring the many mental and emotional dimensions of conception, pregnancy and birth in everything from scholarly articles to personal stories and late-breaking headlines

The best Childbirth Preparation DVD series out there 
“Happy Healthy Child” by filmmaker Sarah Kamrath
The Ultimate Childbirth Course; learn how to achieve your ideal pregnancy and birth …and how to care for your new baby. This four-disc DVD set brings the wisdom, expertise and insights of more than 30 world-renowned experts directly to you 

Some wonderful recommended reading 

Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health

David Chamberlain, PhD
The Mind of Your Newborn Baby
Windows to the Womb, Revealing the Conscious Baby from Conception through Birth
Dr. Thomas Verny
The Secret Life of the Unborn Child
Anne Murphy Paul
Origins, How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape The Rest of Your Life
Peter Nathanielz
Prenatal Prescription


Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
Education Begins Before Birth
Laura Huxley
The Child of Your Dreams

Pre-Conception Communication

Elizabeth Hallett
Stories of the Unborn Child
Elizabeth M Carman
Cosmic Cradle

Healing From Prenatal Imprints and Birth Trauma

Elizabeth Noble
Primal Connections, How our Experiences from Conception to Birth influence our Emotions, Behavior and Health
Dr. Arthur Janov
Primal Scream
Imprints, the Lifelong Effects of the Birth Experience
Ludwig Janus
The Enduring Effects of the Prenatal Experience
Michael Gabriel
Voices From the Womb
Robin Karr-Morse & Meredith Wiley
Ghosts From The Nursery
Jane Butterfield English
Different Doorway, Healing from a Cesarean Birth
Benig Mauer
Songs From The Womb, Healing the Wounded Mother

Pregnancy and Birth Preparation

Dr. Sarah Buckley
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering
Ina May Gaskin
Spiritual Midwifery
Ina May’s guide to Childbirth
Sunni Karl
Sacred Birthing
Dr. Amali Lokugamage
The Heart In The Womb
Janet Balaskes
Active Birth
Pamela England
Birthing From Within
Shivam Rachana
Lotus Birth

Research based books on pregnancy and birth and the hormones of childbirth

Dr. Michel Odent
The Farmer and the Obstetrician
Primal Health
Birth and Breastfeeding
Dr. Kerstin Uvass-Moberg
The Oxytocin Factor
Susan Kuchinskas
The Chemistry of Connection

Questioning the American System of Childbirth

Naomi Wolf
Jennifer Block
Dr. Thomas H. Strong
Expecting Trouble,What Expectant Parents should know about Prenatal Care in America
Henci Goer
Obstetrical Myths versus Research Realities
Jennifer Margulis
The Business of Baby

Newborn Consciousness

Dr. Marshall H. Klaus & Phyllis Klaus
Your Amazing Newborn 


Marcy Axness
Parenting for Peace
Robin Grille
Parenting for a Peaceful World

Books on Prenatal Health, Psychology and Childbirth in Dutch

Peter Nathanielz
Leven voor de Geboorte
Jaap Hiddinga
De Verbinding van de Ziel met het Lichaam
Loek Knippels & Gerdi Preger
Een Onbeschreven Blad
Eva Hensbergen
De Gelukkige Baby
Anna Myrte Korteweg
Vrije Geboorte
Diana Koster
Perfecte Moeders Bestaan Niet & Perfecte Bevallingen Bestaan Niet
Franz Ruppert
Vroeg-kinderlijk trauma, zwangerschap, geboorte en eerste levensjaren