Product and Literature Resources

Equipment Resources

Swiss balls, Bands, Foam Rollers, Yoga Blocks, and Stabilizer Cuffs
Fitter –
Duraball Pro – – the best ball on the market
Spri Products –
Power Systems –
ADC Blood pressure cuff traditional – or
Compression belt – OPTP –
Maternity belt –


Baby Resources

Baby Swaddles and Carriers

Cloth Diapers – it really is easier than you think

Chinese prefolds
(cotton diapers, ask your midwife how to fold them) –,, (be sure to buy the 3 prong fasteners)

Diaper covers
wool and plastic –,,

Waterproof diaper bag 
any of the above companies – I put them in a waterproof bag in a tall kitchen trash can with a lid and the smell was minimal.

any of the above companies – I filled a spray bottle with lavender oil and water and used it with the cloth wipes

Washing Instructions: rinse poopy diapers in the toilet and then they can be placed in diaper bin. Wash every day or every other day. First cycle on hot with NO detergent. Second cycle wash in hot water and use very little detergent along with BioKleen or Seventh Generation natural oxy stain remover. This will get them very clean.

Dr. Sears Alternate Vaccine schedule can be found in his book The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child

(Sears Parenting Library).

The Infant Survival Guide: Protecting Your Baby from the Dangers of Crib Death, Vaccines and Other Environmental Hazards by

Lendon H. Smith and Joseph Hattersley (Jan 1, 2000).

Babe Safe, which is based out of New Zealand.

Mothering Magazine:

Juno Magazine


Exercise Instructor Resources

Group Fitness Instructors
American Council on Exercise –

Aqua Instructors

Yoga Instructors
instructors should hold a 200 hour yoga teaching certificate

Personal Trainers
C.H.E.K Institute –
American Council on Exercise –
National Strength and Conditioning Association –
American College of Sports Medicine –


Yoga and Exercise Books and Websites
Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga Basics by Mara Carrico
How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy


General Baby and Pregnancy Books

The Baby Book by Dr. Sears
Essential Exercises for the Child Bearing Years by Elizabeth Noble
What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff, Arlene Eisenberg and Sandee Hathaway, B.S.N
Baby Wise by Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam
What to Expect the First Year by Heidi Murkoff, Arlene Eisenberg and Sandee Hathaway, B.S.N
Your Pregnancy Week by Week by Glade B. Curtis and Judith Schuler
Hypnobirthing by Marie F. Mongan and Lorne R. Campbell (sign up for week by week e-mails about your pregnancy milestones and baby milestones
Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy And Childbirth by Jenny McCarthy – an excellent book for those times when everything is crashing around you and you just need to laugh!


Nutritional Resources

The Whole Soy Story by Dr. Kaayla Daniels
How to Eat Move and Be Healthy by Paul Chek
Your Bodies Many Cries for Water by Fereydoon Batmanghelidj
Metabolic Typing Diet by Dr. Wolcott –
Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
Coryn Leaman –


Supplemental Resources

New Chapter
Designs for Health
Dr. Schulze –
Young Living –

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