Craniosacral Therapy offers important applications for pre- and peri- natal therapies, including birth and post-birth care.
|Becoming Attached: First Relationships and How They Shape Our Capacity to Love|
by Robert Karen
Thorough review of maternal bonding including key factors, significance and therapeutic implications.
|Immaculate Deception II: Myth, Magic & Birth|
by Suzanne Arms
Thorough review of all the factors to consider in evaluating birthing options, clearly describing the risks associated with excessive intervention.
|The Incarnating Child|
by Joan Salter
OUT OF PRINT
Wide-ranging interpretation of developmental stages based on Rudolf Steiner's esoteric ideas and principles.
|The Mind of Your Newborn Baby|
by David Chamberlain
North Atlantic Books, 1998.
Excellent resource for understanding how babies are sentient and highly functional long before conventional medicine has generally accepted.
|The Tibetan Art of Parenting: From Before Conception through Early Childhood|
by Anne Hubbell Maiden
Wisdom Publications, 1997.
Applies Tibetan and Buddhist principles to pre-parenting and early childhood.
|Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception|
by Thomas Verny & Pamela Weintraub
Excellent overview of prenatal factors and research findings.
|The Secret Life of the Unborn Child: How You Can Prepare Your Baby for a Happy, Healthy Life|
by Thomas Verny & John Kelly
Compelling research proving that prenates are sentient and responsive to the environment.
|Womb, Karma and Transcendence|
by Namgyal Rinpoche
Applies principles of Tibetan esoteric understanding to prenatal experience.
|What Babies Want|
(DVD) by Debby Takikawa
Outstanding achievement in gathering the voices of leading researchers and practitioners. Must-see for new moms and their medical support, supporting the importance of maternal bonding.
|Your Child's Growing Mind: Brain Development and Learning From Birth to Adolescence|
by Jane Healy
Broadway Books, 1987.
Summarizes research in the intelligence of infants, often underestimated in medical environments.
|Delivery Self-Attachment (VHS)|
by Lennart Richard
Brief video clips show that newborns can move themselves to the breast; contains a strong caution about anesthesia.