Postpartum Justice Books

This is an expanded list of books under the different categories of postpartum justice. The links of the book titles take you to websites where you can purchase the books.

AAPI Health Research Group, From Mothers to Mothers - A Collection of Traditional Asian Postpartum Recipes, AAPIHRG, 2017.

Allers, Kimberly Seals, The Big Letdown: How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine BreastfeedingSt. Martin's Press, 2017.

Hascup, Valera Alexandra, Postpartum Depression Among Women of Hispanic and Latino Ancestry: The Cultural Context, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2013.

Johnson, Kimberly A, The Fourth Trimester-a postpartum guide to healing your body, balancing your emotions and restoring your vitalityShambhala Publications, 2017.

Luke, Jenny, Delivered by Midwives - African American Midwifery in the Twentieth Century South, University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Oparah, Julia Chinyere (ed), and Bonaparte, Alicia (ed), Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and ChildbirthRoutledge, 2015.

Ou, Heng, First Forty Days: the Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2016.  

Smith, Margaret Charles, Listen to Me Good: the Story of an Alabama Midwife, Ohio State University Press, 1996.

Soustelle, Jacques, The Daily Life of the Aztecs on the Eve of the Spanish Conquest, Stanford University Press, 1961.  (Chapter on "From Birth to Death" that describes midwifery and prenatal care.)