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  • Writer's pictureChardá Bell, IBCLC, CBE, CD

Melanin Milk Book Recommendations

  1. The Plant Based Postpartu m Cookbook: 20 + Recipes For A Healthy Recovery From Birth [Print Replica] Kindle Edition by Alison Zebron (Author)

  2. Latch: A Handbook for Breastfeeding w ith Confidence at Every Stage Paperback – March 13, 2018 by Robin Kaplan M.Ed. IBCLC (Author)

  3. Toxic Childhood Stress Paperback by Dr Nadine Burke-Harris (Author)

  4. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Paperback – September 8, 2015 by Bessel van der Kolk M.D. (Author)

  5. Breathe: A Letter to My Sons Hardcover – September 17, 2019by Imani Perry(Author)

  6. Assata: An Autobiography Paperback – November 1, 2001 by Assata Shakur (Author), Angela Davis (Contributor)

  7. The Body Is Not an Apology, Second Edition: The Power o f Radical Self-LovePaperback – February 9, 2021 by Sonya Renee Taylor (Author), Ijeoma Oluo (Foreword)

  8. Black, Pregnant and Loving It: The Comprehensive Pregnancy Guide for Tod ay’s Woman of Color Kindle Edition by Yvette Allen-Campbell (Author), Dr. Suzanne Greenidge-Hewitt (Author)

  9. The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother H ardcover – Illustrated, April 26, 2016 by Heng Ou (Author), Amely Greeven (Author), Marisa Belger (Author)

  10. Awakening Fertility: The Essential Art of Preparing for Pregnancy by the Authors of the First Forty Days Hardcover – Illustrated, March 24, 2020 by Heng Ou (Author), Amely Greeven (Author), Marisa Belger (Author)

  11. Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!: The Ultimate Guide to Black Pregnancy & Motherhood (Gift For New Moms) Paperback – March 16, 2021 by Shanicia Boswell (Author)

  12. Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Gu ide to Reclaiming Yourself Hardcover – March 16, 2021

  13. by Nedra Glover Tawwab (Author)

  14. The Cannabis Doula: The Transpa rent Enlightenment of My Own RebirthPaperback – December 26, 2020 by Melanin Ajé Seshat (Author)

  15. The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Trauma and AdversityPaperback – January 1, 2019 by Nadine Burke Harris M.D. (Author)

  16. Magical Beginnings, Enchanted LivesPaperback – March 22, 2005

  17. by Deepak Chopra M.D. (Author), David Simon M.D. (Author), & 3 more

  18. We Live for the We: The P olitical Power of Black Motherhood Hardcover – April 2, 2019

  19. by Dani McClain (Author)

  20. Safe Infant Sleep: Expert An swers to Your Cosleeping Questions Paperback – Illustrated, January 7, 2020 by James J McKenna (Author)

  21. Present, Not Perfect: A Journal for Slowing Down, Letting Go, and Loving Who You ArePaperback – Illustrated, September 19, 2017 by Aimee Chase (Author)

  22. Present, Not Perfect fo r Pregnancy: A Mindfulness Journal for Mothers-to-BePaperback – Illustrated, October 8, 2019 by Aimee Chase (Author)

  23. Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, Early Motherhood and Trusting Yourself and Your Body (Pregnancy Books, Mom to Be Gifts, Newborn Books, Birthing Books) Paperback – Illustrated, October 24, 2017 by Erica Chidi (Author), Jillian Ditner (Illustrator)

  24. Delivered by Midwives: Af rican American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century SouthPaperback – October 4, 2018 by Jenny M. Luke (Author)

  25. Killing the Black Body: Rac e, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty Paperback – December 29, 1998 by Dorothy Roberts (Author)

  26. Battling Over Birth: Black Women and the Maternal Health Care Cri sis Paperback – December 2, 2017 by Julia Chinyere Oparah (Author), Helen Arega (Author), & 3 more

  27. Why Did No One Tell Me This?: The Doulas' (Honest) Guide for Expectant Parent sPaperback – April 7, 2020 by Natalia Hailes (Author), Ash Spivak (Author), Louise Reimer (Illustrator)

  28. The Wonder Weeks: A Stress-Free Guide to Your Baby's Behavior Paperback – Illustrated, September 10, 2019 by Xaviera Plooij (Author), Frans X. Plooij PhD (Author), & 1 more

  29. Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Rac e, and Injustice 1st Edition by Andrea Freeman (Author)

  30. The Big Letdown: How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding Hardcover – January 24, 2017 by Kimberly Seals Allers (Author)

  31. Weed Mom: The Canna-Curious Woman's Guide to Healthier Relaxation, Happier Parenting, and Chilling TF Out Paperback – December 29, 2020 by Danielle Simone Brand (Author)

  32. A Woman's Guide to Cannab is: Using Marijuana to Feel Better, Look Better, Sleep Better–and Get High Like a Lady Paperback – December 25, 2018 by Nikki Furrer (Author)

  33. The Women Who Caught The Babies: A Story of African America n MidwivesHardcover – Picture Book, September 1, 2019 by Eloise Greenfield (Author), Daniel Minter (Illustrator)

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