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LLL Oxfordshire's Lending Library

Cover of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th EdLa Leche League Oxfordshire offers use of a lending library with many books on childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and related topics. Use of the library is free to LLL members. For non-members we request a donation of £1/book. For more information about membership click here. There is normally a smaller satellite library at the North Oxfordshire meetings in Kings Sutton.

Or if you would rather keep your favourite books visit the LLL Great Britain Book Store, the proceeds of which help LLLGB support mothers like you.

The library is available at most baby and toddler meetings and you'll find the catalogue below. The library is very popular so if you're after a specific book or want an up-to-date library listing call 07940 812964 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Pregnancy and Birth

Birth Reborn Michel Odent
Ina May’s guide to childbirth Ina May Gaskin
Home Birth Nicky Wesson
Birth Without Violence Frederick Leboyer (revised edition)
The Pregnancy Book William & Martha Sears
The Birth Book William & Martha Sears


Breastfeeding – general

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding LLLI 8th edition 2010
Bestfeeding: getting breastfeeding right for you Renfew, Fisher & Arms
Bestfeeding: getting breastfeeding right for you Renfew, Fisher & Arms
So, That’s What They’re For! Janet Tamaro
Breastfeeding Made Simple, 7 Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers Nancy Mohrbacher & Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
Breastfeeding Made Simple, 7 Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers (2nd ed) Nancy Mohrbacher & Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
The Food of Love; your formula for successful breastfeeding Kate Evans
Breastfeeding with Confidence Sue Cox
The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk Diana West & Lisa Marasco
Breastfeeding Solutions Nancy Mohrbacher
An Introduction to Biological Nurturing Suzanne Colson


Toddler breastfeeding/weaning

How weaning happens Diane Bengson
Adventures in Tandem Nursing Hilary Flower
Mothering Your Nursing Toddler Norma Jane Bumgarner
Breastfeeding Older Children Ann Sinott


Breastfeeding – special circumstances

Mothering Multiples Karen Kerkoff Gromada
Breastfeeding Special Care Babies Sandra Lang
Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery Diana West
Hold Your Prem Jill Bergman
Breastfeeding, Take Two; successful breastfeeding the second time around Stephanie Casemore



Nighttime Parenting William Sears
The No-cry sleep solution Elizabeth Pantley
The No-cry sleep solution for toddlers and preschoolers Elizabeth Pantley
Good Nights Jay Gordon & Maria Goodavage
Sleeping with Your Baby James McKenna
Helping Your Baby to Sleep Anni Gethin & Beth MacGregor
Sweet Sleep Weissinger, West, Smith & Pitman
Baby Sleep Book William & Martha Sears


Working and Breastfeeding

Hirkani’s Daughters: women who scale modern mountains to combine breastfeeding and working Ed. J. Hicks
Nursing Mother, Working Mother Gale Pryor



The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett
The year after childbirth Sheila Kitzinger
What Mothers Do, Especially when it looks like Nothing Naomi Stadlen
How Mothers Love Naomi Stadlen
Depression in New Mothers Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett


Politics, sociology, anthropology of breastfeeding etc.

The politics of breastfeeding Gabrielle Palmer
The Milk of Human Kindness Solveig Francis et al
The Continuum Concept Jean Liedloff
Our Babies, Ourselves Meredith Small
Fit to Bust, A Comic Treasure Chest Alison Blenkinsop
Musings On Mothering Teika Bellamy
Baby Wisdom - the world's best-kept secrets for the first year of parenting Deborah Jackson


Loving Guidance/ family communication etc.

How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk Faber & Mazlish
Siblings Without Rivalry Faber & Mazlish
Parenting From Your Heart Inbal Kashtan
Without Spanking or Spoiling Elizabeth Crary
The Good Behaviour Book William & Martha Sears
Little Angels William Sears
Adventures in Gentle Discipline Hilary Flower
Raising Your Spirited Child Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
The Good Behaviour Book William & Martha Sears
Unconditional Parenting Alfie Kohn
The Discipline Book William & Martha Sears
Kiss Me! How to raise your children with love Carlos Gonzalez
Do Not Disturb (The benefits fo relaxed parenting, for you and your child) Deborah Jackson


Family life – general

The Fussy Baby William Sears
Fatherwise - 101 Tips for a new father Alice Bolster
Don’t sweat the small stuff with your family Richard Carlson
Busy But Balanced Mimi Doe
Raising a Family Jeanne & Don Elium
Nurture by Nature. Understand Your child’s personality type & become a better parent Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger
Why Love Matters; How affection shapes a baby’s brain Sue Gerhardt
The Science of Parenting Margot Sutherland
The Book of Baby Massage Peter Walker
BabyWearing Maria Blois
The Diaper-free Baby Christine Gross-Loh
Everyday blessings. The Inner work of Mindful Parenting Myla & Jon Kabat-Zinn
Father's First Steps - 25 things every new dad should know Robert & James Sears
The Successful Child William & Martha Sears



Eat Well, lose weight while breastfeeding Eileen Behan
My Child Won’t eat! Carlos Gonzales
Whole Foods for Babies & Toddlers Margaret Kenda
Baby-Led Weaning Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett


Books for children

Michele the Nursing Toddler Jane M. Pinczuk
Breastmilk makes my tummy yummy Cecilia Moen
You were born on your very first Birthday Linda Walvoord Girard
The Biggest Bed in the World Lindsay Camp
We like to nurse Chia Martin


Last updated December 2014