Resources

*many of these resources use very cisnormative language, equating reproductive health to “women’s health”. i honor that not all people who will need reproductive health care, information & education for their menstrual cycle, uterus, pelvic health, pregnancy, postpartum, abortion, miscarriage, etc. identify as women. i also honor that not all women experience these things.

The Menstrual Cycle:

Period Repair Manual by Lara Briden 

Wild Power by Alexandra Pope & Sjanie Hugo Wurlitzer 

Woman Code by Alisa Vitti 

Period Power by Maisie Hill 

Her Blood is Gold by Lara Owen

 

Herbalism:

Herbal Healing for Women by Rosemary Gladstar

Healing Wise Woman Herbal by Susun Weed 

HYGEIEA: A Woman’s Herbal by Jeannine Parvati Baker 

Traditional Chinese Medicine

7 Times A Woman by Dr. Lia Andrews 

Ancient Healing for Modern Women by Xioalan Zhao 

Fertility Awareness Method / Symptothermal Method / Cycle Charting for Conception & Contraception

Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler 

Garden of Fertility by Katie Singer

Honoring Our Cycles by Katie Singer 

The Cervical Mucus Project

The Beautiful Cervix Project

Reproductive Justice

Top 25 Books Every Doula (Birth Workers) Should Read by Efe Osaren / Doula Chronicles

Sister Song Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective

Reproductive Justice Video Playlist

Black life at the intersection of birth & death (ted talk by Mwende Katwiwa)

Sexuality & Pleasure

Healing Sex by Staci Haines

Pleasure Activism by adrienne maree brown 

Women’s Anatomy of Arousal by Sheri Winston

Cum As You Are by Emily Nagoski

Anatomy Of Pleasure

Relating

Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel

Where Should We Begin Podcast by Esther Perel 

Sex Ed For Kids

15 Best Sex Education Books & Resources for Kids by Age 


Sex Education in Schools: Here’s what your kid is learning

Pelvic Wellness

Vagina by Naomi Wolf

Wild Feminine by Tami Kent 

Birth & Postpartum Care

The Scientification of Love by Michel Odent 

Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Susun Weed 

The Fourth Trimester by Kimberly Ann Johnson 

Mothering From Your Center by Tami Kent 

Nurture by Erica Chidi Cohen

Abortion

Holistic Healing After Abortion by Samantha Zipporah

The Abortion Diary Podcast

Natural Liberty: Rediscovering Self Induced Abortion Methods 

And because it’s really good here is Samantha Zipporah’s Abortion resource list.

Miscarriage

Holistic Healing After Miscarriage by Samantha Zipporah & Molly Dutton Kenny

If you would like a specific book recommendation you can contact me here & tell me a bit more about what you are looking for and wanting to learn more about and I will respond with a book recommendation.