Salli Gonzalez, LM, CPM

Books


Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way

Susan McCutcheson-Rosegg


Offers an easy to read format and photos, artwork with labor and birth positions, as well as exercise, nutrition and excellent reasons to choose natural childbirth and how to get it.

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Pregnancy & Childbirth Secrets

Gail J. Dahl


Gives insight on new research into to the effects of drugs, and ways to achieve natural childbirth.

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Spiritual Midwifery

Ina May Gaskin


Written by the pioneer of the homebirth movement in the United States, this book offers a grassroots approach to birth – much the way our great, great grandmothers may have done it.

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Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

Ina May Gaskin


Much like the previous book, but written in 90’s vernacular.  This goes into the medical interventions common in hospitals today and reasons you might want to avoid them.

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Childbirth Without Fear

Michel Odent & Grantly Dick-Read


A newer version of a book that Robert Bradley, MD (founder of the Bradley Method), used to base his technique.  The emphasis is on the fact that women can give birth safely and naturally.

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The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth

Henci Goer


This researcher breaks down the various birthing interventions and gives both sides of the spectrum.

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Gentle Birth Choices

Barbara Harper, RN


Written by a nurse, doula/midwife, the founder of Waterbirth International, this author gives all the reasons to choose natural childbirth, the different ways to get it, and a brief history of how medical birth has become paramount in today’s society.

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Primal Health

Michel Odent


This book was written by the pioneer for natural childbirth and one of the first to introduce water birth.  This book goes into the importance of bonding and the baby's first contact with the outside world and the impact on life-long health.

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Articles,
Books &
Community Resources
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Community Resources


    *      Acupuncture          tel. 830-481-3556

    *      Attachment Parenting         www.attachmentparenting.org

    *      Birth Centers           www.birthcenterNB.com 

                                                        www.texasbirth.org

    *      Birth Kits        www.yourwaterbirth.com

                                    www.inhishands.com

    *      Birth Plans   www.childbirth.org

                                           www.birthplan.com

    *      Birth Photography    www.deserlyphotography.com

    *      Birth Pools        www.yourwaterbirth.com

                                                www.madeinwater.com

    *      Bradley Method         www.bradleybirth.com

    *      Breastfeeding               www.lalecheleague.org      

                                                            www.drjacknewman.com

    *      Breastfeeding Apparel          www.glamourmom.com   

                                                                            www.milkshirt.com

    *      Cesarean/VBAC        www.ican-online.org 

    *      Childbirth Information    www.childbirthconnection.com 

                                                                        www.childbirthsolutions.com

    *      Chiropractic        www.drphillipschiro.com  

                        dresimonson@creatingwellnesscenters.com

    *      Circumcision        www.nocirc.org

    *      Cloth Diapering        www.fullcirclebaby.com

    *      Colic        www.coliccalm.com/baby_infant_newborn_articles/acid-reflux.htm

    *      Conscious Parenting  www.consciouswoman.org

    *      Doulas            www.dona.org   doulas@ccaosa.org

    *      Exercise        www.lauraanata.com

    *      Fertility        http://www.fertilityfriend.com/

    *      Herbal Remedies www.texasmedicinals.com

    *      Holistic Parenting   http://holisticmoms.org/

    *      Homebirth        www.homebirth.org.uk/

    *      Homebirth Safety   www.thefarm.org/charities/mid.html

    *      Kiddie Pools     www.poolcenter.com/

                                                www.birthwithlove.com

    *      Midwives            www.sanantoniomidwives.org

    *      Midwifery                                   www.mana.org        

                                                                                www.narm.org

    *      Midwifery Model of Care     www.radmid.demon.co.uk/whatis.htm   

                                                                            www.texasmidwives.com/

    *      Mothering      www.mothering.com

    *      Natural Baby Products     http://ecobaby.co.uk/l_Baby_2_.htm

    *      Natural Baby/Mama Wear    http://everythingbirth.com/

    *      Natural Childbirth                    www.birthingnaturally.net

    *      Nutrition                                                 www.blueribbonbaby.org

    *                                     www.drbrewerpregnancydiet.com/index.html

    *       Beverly Meyer, Nutritionist   www.dietandhealthcenter.info

    *      Online Birth Center                       www.moonlily.com/obc/

    *      Parenting                                              www.askdrsears.com

    *      Perinatal Psychology        http://speaking4baby.com/

    *      Preemie care                www.kangaroomothercare.com

    *      Prenatal Exercise     www.destinationmaternity.com

    *      Prenatal Massage                          tel.830-625-9512

    *      Prenatal Nutrition         www.blueribbonbaby.org

    *      Vaccine Information                      www.vaclib.org  

                                                                        www.vaccineinfo.net

    *      WaterBirth   www.yourwaterbirth.com

                                            www.waterbirth.org

    *      Yoga         www.lauraanata.com

                            www.destinationmaternity.com

Natural Childbirth

by Salli Gonzalez

Delivering in San Antonio, San Marcos, Marion, Seguin, New Braunfels, Schertz, Cibolo, Universal City Austin, Luling, Lockhart, Kyle, Buda and surrounding areas.

For more information

or to schedule a free consultation contact:

Childbirth ABCs

     What is Empowerment Birthing (home)                   What is a Midwife (and other Qs)

     What are Mom’s saying                                        What is a Doula, what is a Monitrice?

     Home or Hospital?                               Waterbirth                        Birthing Information

     Ask Salli                                                                                                           Maya’s Story

     Salli’s Babies                                                                                                        Meet Salli

Salli Gonzalez, LM, CPM

308 E. San Antonio St.

New Braunfels, TX  78130

(830) 556-3404

 salli@empowermentbirthing.com