Dublin South West Branch

Also available through the library: A TENS machine and a Birthing Pool. Contact Sinéad for more information.

Please see below a list of the books we currently have available. All books and items are available to borrow free of charge to Cuidiú members. Please contact Sinéad by email on library.cuidiudsw@gmail.com or through the Facebook group if you would like to borrow or reserve a book.

Borrowing Guidelines

  • This service is currently available to paid members only.
  • Lending and reservation lists are on a “First Come, First Served” basis
  • You are responsible for the book and it should be returned in the condition that it was given to you in
  • Should the book become damaged or lost you must either replace the book or pay the cost price so we may replace it
  • Guide rental time is 1 month however you may request to hold onto the book for longer if there is no reserve on it

Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth (4th edition) – Sheila Kitzinger x 2

Breastfeeding your Baby – Sheila Kitzinger

Homebirth and Other Alternatives to Hospital – Sheila Kitzinger

The New Experience of Childbirth – Sheila Kitzinger

Plan to get Pregnant: 10 Steps to Maximize Fertility – Zita West

The Best Friends’ Guide to Pregnancy – Vicki Iovine  

Guide to Childbirth – Ina May Gaskin

Guide to Breastfeeding – Ina May Gaskin

Birth Matters – Ina May Gaskin

Hypnobirthing – Marie Mongan

Childbirth without Fear – Grantly Dick- Read

Birth and Breastfeeding – Michael Odent

Breastfeeding – Renfrew, Fisher and Arms

The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips and Advice for Dads to be (3rd edition) – Brott and Ash

Three in a Bed: the Benefits of Sleeping with your Baby – Deborah Jackson

Gentlebirth – Tracy Donegan (CD and book)

The Happiest Baby on the Block – Harvey Karp (DVD)

Sleep, sleep, sleep now (CD)

Development, Parenting and Weaning

Baby Development – Dr Claire Halsey

The Wonder Weeks – Van de Rijt and Plooij X2

The Healthy Baby Meal Planner- Annabel Karmel

Weaning- Annabel Karmel x2

The Baby led Weaning Cookbook – Rapley and Murkett

Feeding your Baby Day by Day- Fiona Wilcock

Parenting is Child’s Play – David Coleman

Parenting is Child’s Play: The Teenage Years – David Coleman

Baby Led Weaning, Helping your Baby to love good food – Rapley and Murkett

My Child won’t eat! – Carlos González

What to Expect: The toddler’s years – Murkoff, Eisenberg and Hathaway

What Every Parent Needs to Know – Margot Sunderland

Raising Boys – Biddulph x2

Raising Girls – Biddulph

The no cry Sleep Solution – Elizabeth Pantley

Bully-proof Kids – Stella O’Malley

Siblings without Rivalry – Faber and Mazlish

Waiting for Baby – Rachel Fuller

My New Baby – Rachel Fuller