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Prenatal, Perinatal, and Postnatal +
Paul, A. M. (2010) ORIGINS: How the nine months before birth shape the rest of our lives. New York, NY: Free Press.
Buckley, S. (2005). Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering. Brisbane, Australia: One Moon Press.
Chamberlain, David (1988/1998) The Mind of Your Newborn Baby. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
Cozolino, L. (2006). The neuroscience of human relationships: Attachment and the developing social brain. New York: W. W Norton& Company, Inc.
Field, T. (1990), Infancy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Marshall Klaus & Phyllis Klaus (1985), Your Amazing Newborn. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.
Mendizza, M. and Pearce, J. C. (2004). Magical Parent: Magical Child. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
Pearce, J. C. (1977). Magical Child. New York: Bantam Books.
Perry, B.D. Aggression and Violence: The Neurobiology of Experience. Scholastic.com. September 25, 2006. http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/bruceperry/aggression violence.htm.
Ridgeway, R. with House, S. H. (2006). The Unborn Child: Beginning a whole life and overcoming problems of early origin. New York: Karnac. (This link will take you to the book’s web page)
Schore, A. N. (1994). Affect regulation and the origin of the self: The neurobiology of emotional development. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
Siegel, D. J. (1999). The developing mind. New York: Guilford Press.
Siegel, D., & Hartzell, M. (2003). Parenting from inside out: How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive. New York: Penguin Putnam Inc.
Solter, A. J. (2001). The aware baby. Goleta, Ca: Shining Star Press.
Some`, S. E., (1999). Welcoming spirit home. Novato, CA: New World Library.
Tomatis, A., (2005). The Ear and The Voice. Lanham, Maryland: The Scarecrow Press.
Wirth, F. (2001), Prenatal Parenting: The Complete Psychological and Spiritual Guide to Loving Your Unborn Child. New York: HarperCollins/ReganBooks.
Verny, T., & Weintraub, P. (2002). Tomorrow’s baby: The art and science of parenting from conception through infancy. New York: Simon and Shuster.
Sound, Music, Voice
Campbell, D. G., (2001). The Mozart Effect: Tapping The Power Of Music To Heal The Body, Strengthen The Mind And Unlock The Creative Spirit. New York: Harper Collins/Quill.
Davis, D. S., (2004) Sound Bodies through Sound Therapy. Landing, NJ: Kalco Publishsing.
Goldman J. Sonic entertainment. In: Campbell D, ed. Music Physician for Times to Come. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books; 1991: 217-233.
Maman, F. (1997). The Role Of Music In The Twenty-First Century: Tama-Do Press.
Montemurro, R. N. (1996). Singing lullabies to unborn children: Experience in village Vilamarxant, Spain. Pre-and Perinatal Psychology Journal, 11(1), 9-16.
Schwartz, F. J. (1997). Music and perinatal stress reduction. Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health, 12 (1), 19-29.
Szejer, M. (2005). Talking to babies: Healing with words on a maternity ward. Boston: Beacon Press.
Whitwell, G. E. (1997). The importance of prenatal sound and music. Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health, 13(3-4), 255-262.
Lipton, Bruce, H. (2008). The Biology of Belief: Unleashing The Power Of Consciousness, Matter And Miracles. Santa Rosa, CA: Mountain of Love/ Elite Books.
Oschman, J.L. (2000). Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis. New York: Churchill Livingstone.
Castellino, R. (1997). The caregiver’s role in birth and newborn and self-attachment needs. Santa Barbara, CA: BEBA. (Available from BEBA, 805 687-2897.
Castellino, R. (2000). The stress matrix: Implications for prenatal and birth therapy. Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychgology and Health, 15(1), 31-62.
Chamberlain, David B. (1994). The sentient prenate: What every parent should know. Pre and Perinatal Psychology Journal, 9(1), 9-31.
McCarty, W. A. (2002) Keys to healing and preventing foundational trauma: What babies are teaching us. Bridges—ISSSEEM Magazine, 13(4), 8-12.
Odent, M. (2007). The function of joy in pregnancy. Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health, 21 (4), 307-313.
Perry, B.D. Self-Regulation: The Second Core Strength. Early Childhood Today 16:3, 20-21 2001.
Schore, A. N. (2001). Effects of a secure attachment relationship on right brain development, affect regulation, and infant mental health. Infant Mental Health Journal, 22(1-2), 7-66.
Thomson, P. (2004) The impact of trauma n the embryo and fetus: an application of the diathesis-stress model and the neurovulnerability-neurotoxicity model. Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health, 19(1), 9-64.
Williamson, G. G., & Anzalone, M. E. (2001). Sensory integration and self-regulation in infants and toddlers: Helping very young children interact with their environment. Washington, DC: Zero to Three.
*A must: Bruce Lipton - The New Biology - Where Mind and Matter Meet:
The Association of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health’s (APPPAH) webpage has many articles available for free to read. Further, there is a listing of all the articles and authors’ published materials in the APPPAH Journal with a search function available on the home page.
This website has a list of books by topic with links to booksellers.
Birthwork’s Primal Health Research (choose: Keywords) Many empirically based articles on prenatal and perinatal psychology issues.