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Resources for New Moms
Posted By Jessica Fisher On November 6, 2013 @ 8:00 pm In Book Review | 2 Comments
When I first became a mom (circa 1997), we had a dial-up internet connection that worked really, really slow. My husband had a pager. I don’t think I even had a cell phone.
A lot has changed in the last 16 years! Back then it was a little bit harder to get information and a little more costly. If I wanted a book on natural child birth, I’d have to buy it from Borders (does Borders even exist anymore?!) or hope that a friend or the library could loan it to me.
Nowadays, I can download a book from the library or Amazon  in a few clicks of a mouse. They aren’t kidding when they say we live in the information age!
As a prenatal patient, I was always on the crunchy side. No, I don’t want an epidural, thank you. No, I don’t want to lie in bed. Yes, I do want to walk around. Yes, I do want to breast feed.
Even though I had three of my babies in California, home of the hippies, I still got some raised eyebrows over my birthing choices. That’s okay. We lived to tell about it.
Some observations now that my baby years are past:
Sixteen years ago I would have been thrilled to get my hand on books like these:
Currently all these books are available in The Ultimate Healthy Living bundle . The sum total of these books is $70.42. The bundle includes 86 ebooks for $29.97 this week. That’s a lot of books, and it can seem overwhelming. That’s why I wanted to break it down for you a bit so you can see the forest for the trees.
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 download a book from the library or Amazon: http://lifeasmom.com/2013/10/the-case-for-ebooks.html
 The Birth Book: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316779075/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0316779075&linkCode=as2&tag=oflwtf-20
 The Baby Book: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316198269/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0316198269&linkCode=as2&tag=oflwtf-20
 The Discipline Book: http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=oflwtf-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0316779032
 miscarriage wouldn’t break me: http://lifeasmom.com/2012/11/reflections-on-pregnancy-loss.html
 Breastfeeding was worth it: http://lifeasmom.com/2012/05/breastfeeding-expectations.html
 done a few things differently: http://lifeasmom.com/2011/04/if-i-were-25-again.html
 Confessions of a Cloth Diaper Convert: http://clothdiaperconvert.com/
 The Humbled Homemaker: http://thehumbledhomemaker.com/
 Warning: I Throw Food—A Comprehensive Guide to Natural Homemade Baby Food: http://youngwifesguide.com/warning-i-throw-food
 Young Wife’s Guide: http://youngwifesguide.com/
 Parent’s Playbook for Learning: https://www.kidzmet.com/pages/learning-playbook
 Kidzmet: http://www.kidzmet.com/
 Creative Ways to Calm Your Baby: http://creativechristianmama.com/store/baby-ebook/
 Creative Christian Mama: http://creativechristianmama.com/
 Fearless Birth: http://www.naturalbirthandbabycare.net/fearless-birth.html
 Natural Birth and Baby Care.com: http://www.naturalbirthandbabycare.com/
 My Pregnancy Journey: http://simplydesigns.org/products/my-pregnancy-journey-a-printable-journal-and-planner/
 Simply Designs: http://simplydesigns.org/
 Natural Birth Stories: The Real Mom’s Guide to an Empowering Natural Birth: http://www.growingslower.com/p/positive-natural-birth-stories-project.html
 GrowingSlower: http://www.growingslower.com/
 Ultimate Healthy Living bundle: http://lifeasmom.com/2013/11/the-ultimate-healthy-living-bundle.html
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