Recommneded Reading:
Chinese Medicine The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine by Ted Kaptchuk O.M.D, is an excellent introduction to the theory of Chinese Medicine (CM). It offers insights into Eastern and Western Medical thinking, the fundamental meaning behind Qi, Blood, Yin and Yang, and gives a comprehensive overview of East Asian diagnostics. Highly recommended for student or layman.

Building a Jade Screen: Better Health with Chinese Medicine
by Dr. Hong Zhen Zhu. An informative introduction to chinese medicine that is easily understood by the western mind. Dr. Zhu breaks down the theories behind CM to help patients better understand their condition, diagnosis and treatment.

Pregnancy/Doulas/Birth Partners:

The Birth Partner: Everything you need to know to help a woman through childbirth by Penny Simkin P.T. Birth is one the most unforgettable experiences a woman can have. Regardless of what your role is at a birth, reading The Birth Partner will arm you with imperative knowledge to help her have the best birth experience possibleand increase your confidence as her partner. An important book to read.

Chenoa Hamilton CPM, LM, EMT (Vermont Midwife/Doula) |
Laura Gigantino CD (DONA) | (NYC Doula)

Fertility information:
Women’s Health Herbal Healing for Women: Simple Home Remedies For Women of all Ages by Rosemary Gladstar. An excellent book to keep as a reference guide for common ailments that can easily be treated at home. This book provides insight into selecting and storing herbs, simple recipes and a comprehensive list of herbs.

Rosemary Gladstar’s Family Herbal: A guide to living life with energy, health and vitality. A great resource of home herbal remedies for the entire family.

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom by Dr. Christiane Northrup. An excellent reference for all female health concerns, along with an amazing understanding of womens’ bodies from an emotional, physical and spiritual level.

Cancer Information:

Bliss Yoga | Beth Tascione | (NY)
Bristol Yoga | Christine Hoar | (VT)
Evolution | Susan Kline-Lucey | (BVT)

Diet & Nutrition
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