Code Red: Know Your Flow, Unlock Your Super Powers and Create a Bloody Amazing Life. Period.
"Your period is way more than PMS, carb cravings and lady rage, your menstrual cycle/period/ragtime/ – insert whatever you call your ’time of the month’ here – is actually a 4-part lady code, that once cracked, will uncover a series of monthly superpowers that can be used to enhance your relationships with others, build a better business, have incredible sex + create a ‘bloody’ amazing life."
Read my interview with Lisa here.
Taking Charge Of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement and Reproductive Health
"Taking Charge of Your Fertility has helped hundreds of thousands of women to get pregnant, avoid pregnancy naturally, or simply gain better control of their health and their lives. This book thoroughly explains the empowering Fertility Awareness Method, while giving amazing insights into your own body."
The Optimized Woman: Using Your Menstrual Cycle to Achieve Success and Fulfillment
"In The Optimized Woman, Miranda Gray presents a flexible plan of practical daily actions for self-development, goal achievement and work enhancement, aligned to the phases of the menstrual cycle."
Womancode: Perfect Your Cycle, Amplify Your Fertility, Supercharge Your Sex Drive, and Become a Power Source
"With WomanCode, holistic health coach Alisa Vitti shows women how to maintain health and vitality with a food-based program to rebalance their hormones.
Alisa Vitti found herself suffering through the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and was able to heal herself through food and lifestyle changes. Relieved and reborn, she made it her mission to empower other women to be able to do the same.
The Gentle Birth Method: The Month-by-Month Jeyarani Way Programme
"The Gentle Birth method is a concise pregnancy programme combining diverse therapies such as ‘creative healing’ massage, a simple diet, self-hypnosis, reflexology and affirmation techniques. It teaches expectant mothers how to train their bodies and minds in order to reduce or prevent complications during pregnancy and labour."
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices
"A doctor and a mother, Sarah Buckley, approaches the question of how a woman and baby might have the most fulfilling birth experience with respect for the wisdom of both medical science and the human body. Using current medical and epidemiological research plus women's experiences (including her own), she demonstrates that what she calls "undisturbed birth" is almost always healthier and safer than high-technology approaches to birth. Her wise counsel on issues like breastfeeding and sleeping during postpartum helps extend the gentle birth experience into a gentle parenting relationship."
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
Ina May Gaskin, America's leading midwife, shares her exceptional birthing wisdom in this intuitive guide to childbirth. By sharing a wealth of knowledge generated by three decades of experience she explains why the natural birthing process, when left to its own devices, can proceed so beautifully on its own.
This book gives women the opportunity to take back the fear of childbirth by regaining confidence in their bodies. It tells you everything you need to know to have the best birth experience for you - whether in a hospital, birthing centre or the comfort of home."
Birthing from within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation
"Here is a holistic approach to childbirth that examines this profound rite-of-passage not as a medical event but as an act of self-discovery. Exercises and activities such as journal writing, meditation, and painting will help mothers analyze their thoughts and face their fears during pregnancy. The book offers proven techniques for coping with labor pain without drugs, as well as the basics of looking after a newborn."
Hypnobirthing: The Breakthrough to Safer, Easier, More Comfortable Childbirth
"Marie Mongan explodes the myth of pain as a natural accompaniment to birth, It is the fear of pain, a fear that keeps the body tense and closed during birth, that must be released to allow the experience of a gentle birth. Relaxing the mind allows the body to work. The HypnoBirthing method is an act of nature and not medical manipulation. Using the HypnoBirthing exercises - positive thinking, visualisation, breathing and physical preparation - will lead to a happy and comfortable pregnancy. In turn, the confidence, trust and life-affirming nature of your birth will be a life-changing experience for the rest of the life of the new family."
Scientification of Love
"Until recently love existed in the realm of poets, artists and philosophers. Latterly it has been studies from multiple scientific perspectives. The author argues that the specialist approach has overlooked the importance of love as a potential new strategy for human survival, and that the old survival strategy, the domination of nature and other human groups, is no longer appropriate. By weaving together data from a multitude of disciplines, Michel Odent is able to back up his argument in insightful and exciting ways, making the case for the adoption of radical new strategies for human survival.
Birth Space, Safe Place: Emotional Well-Being Through Pregnancy and Birth
"This book is intended as a companion to the reader's emotional journey through pregnancy, birth and early parenting days. It focuses on the wide spectrum of feelings that may arise for the reader as their baby grows within, as they and their partner face the choices that form an essential part of the journey to parenthood and as they adjust to their new role as a mother. Ways of laying fears to rest, keeping birth gentle and protecting their baby-moon are included, with useful homeopathic remedies and further resources suggested throughout."