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Women’s Health


Titles exploring topics for different ages and stages of women’s health


Loved and Wanted

Christa Parravani

"Haunting, wild, and quiet at once. A shimmering look at motherhood, in all its gothic pain and glory. I could not stop reading." —Lisa Taddeo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Three Women A stressed family, an unplanned pregnancy,

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Self-Care for Black Women

Oludara Adeeyo

Prioritize your wellbeing with these 150 self-care exercises designed specifically to help Black women revitalize their outlook on life, improve their mental health, eliminate stress, and self-advocate. Between micro- and macro-aggressions at school,

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The Women's Brain Book

Dr Sarah McKay

For women, understanding how the brain works during the key stages of life - in utero, childhood, puberty and adolescence, pregnancy and motherhood, menopause and old age - is essential to their health. Dr Sarah McKay is a neuroscientist who knows ev

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Black, Pregnant and Loving It

Yvette Allen-Campbell, Dr. Suzanne Greenidge-Hewitt

The Only Month-By-Month Pregnancy Guide for Black Women Let’s face it: Not all pregnancies are created equal. African American women are at a higher risk for complications such as hypertension, asthma and preterm birth. That’s why Dr. Suzanne Gre

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What to Expect when You're Expecting

Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff, Sharon Mazel

This cover-to-cover (including the cover!) new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of mums and dads. With What to Expect's trademark warmth, empathy, and humour, it answers every conceivab

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Real Food for Pregnancy

Lily Nichols

Prenatal nutrition can be confusing. A lot of the advice you have been given about what to eat (or what not to eat) is well-meaning, but frankly, outdated or not evidenced-based. In Real Food for Pregnancy, you will get clear answers on what to eat a

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Birth Control

The New York Times Educational Publishing

Birth control has existed in many forms over the course of history, but in the United States, the term itself was not in popular discourse until 1914. At that time, it was illegal to even distribute information about birth control. In the 1950s, the

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Strength Training for Women

Olga Rönnberg

Sculpt and tone your body with fitness training programs and wholesome recipes worthy of the woman you are! Desk-bound nine-to-five jobs, childbirth, and household duties are tough on a woman’s body, which is why strength training is so important f

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Ask Me About My Uterus

Abby Norman

For any woman who has experienced illness, chronic pain, or endometriosis comes an inspiring memoir advocating for recognition of women's health issues In the fall of 2010, Abby Norman's strong dancer's body dropped forty pounds and gr

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Invisible Women

Caroline Criado Perez

Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, becaus

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Cribsheet

Emily Oster

From the author of Expecting Better and The Family Firm, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting. “Both refreshing and useful. With so many parenting theories driving us all a bit batty, this is the type of book that we need to he

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Taking Charge of Your Fertility

Toni Weschler

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, a thoroughly revised and expanded edition of the leading book on fertility and women's reproductive health. Since the publication of Taking Charge of your Fertility two decades ago, Toni Weschler has taugh

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The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness

Sarah Ramey

"The funny, defiant memoir of Sarah Ramey's years-long battle with a mysterious illness that doctors thought was all in her head--but wasn't. A revelation and an inspiration for millions of women whose legitimate health complaints are

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Women, Food, And Hormones

Sara Gottfried

New York Times best-selling author Dr. Sara Gottfried shares a new, female-friendly Keto diet that addresses women’s unique hormonal needs, so readers can shed pounds and maintain the loss more easily. Most diet plans were created by men for men, b

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The Pain Gap

Anushay Hossain

Explore real women’s tales of healthcare trauma and medical misogyny with this meticulously researched, in-depth examination of the women’s health crisis in America—and what we can do about it. When Anushay Hossain became pregnant in the US, sh

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The Menopause Manifesto

Dr. Jen Gunter

The only thing predictable about menopause is its unpredictability. Factor in widespread misinformation, a lack of research, and the culture of shame around women's bodies, and it's no wonder women are unsure what to expect during the menop

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Be Period Positive : Reframe Your Thinking and Reshape the Future of Menstruation

Chella Quint

Period positivity starts with asking questions. This informative, irreverent, and absorbing book covers all your period-related questions - why they're taboo (and needn't be) and how to navigate the whole bleeding thing, from first periods

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Burnout

Emily Nagoski, Amelia Nagoski

Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What's expected of women and what it's really like to be a woman in today's world are two very different things--and women exhaust themselves trying to close the gap between them. How

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The Self-Care Solution

Jennifer Ashton, M.D.

ABC’s chief medical correspondent helps you ring in the New Year right with a resolution that’s actually doable: a year-long plan to improve your emotional and physical health—from giving up alcohol to doing a digital detox, but each for only o

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Doing Harm

Maya Dusenbery

Maya Dusenbery brings together scientific and sociological research, interviews with experts within and outside the medical establishment, and personal stories from women across the country to provide the first comprehensive, accessible look at how s

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