Books -

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn - Penny Simkin, Whalley, Keppler, Durham & Bolding

The Birth Partner - Penny Simkin

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering - Sarah J Buckley
The Birth Book- William & Martha Sears
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth - Ina May Gaskin
Great With Child - Debra Reinstra

The Baby book - William & Martha Sears

The First Forty Days  the Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother - Heng Ou

Breastfeeding Made Simple - Nancy Mohrbacher & Kathleen Kendall - Tackett

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding - Le Leche League, Gotsch, Fazal, Plume, Torgus

The Breastfeeding Book - William and Martha Sears

The Nursing Mother's Companion - Kathleen Huggins



Le Leche League

Dr. Jack Newman

Human Milk Banking of North America


Dawn Dickerson Mamas & Milk

Robin Kaplan - San Diego Breastfeeding Ctr

Rochelle McLean - Babies in Bloom

Jaren Soloff RD IBCLC - Fullcrcl

Breastfeeding Support Groups

The lactation consultants listed above all host free breastfeeding support groups.  Many of the hospitals offer this support free as well:

Scripps Hospitals various locations

UCSD Health Services

Palomar / Pomerado Health



Evidence Based Birth

Spinning Babies

Childbirth Connection

Postpartum Care

When baby Arrives: Meal calendars

Meal Train

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Health Alliance

Postpartum Progress

Postpartum Support International


Empty Cradle

Stillbirth Day
Now I Lay Me down to sleep