Inhale the world.

 


 
 

Books for Pregnancy and Motherhood

 

The Blue Jay’s Dance: A Birth Year by Louise Erdrich

 

Great With Child: Letters to a Young Mother by Beth Ann Fennelly

 

She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy

 

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother by Heng Ou

 

A Mother is a Story: A Celebration of Motherhood by Samantha Hahn 

 

Honoring Motherhood: Prayers, Ceremonies and Blessings by Lynn L. Caruso

 

Someday by Alison McGhee

 

Books to Read and Reread

 

A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry edited by Czeslaw Milosz

 

Risking Everything: 110 Poems of Love and Revelation edited by Roger Housden

 

The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman

 

The Gastronomical Me by M.F.K. Fisher

 

Orlando by Virginia Woolf

 

Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir by Martha Gellhorn

 

A Natural History of the Senses and A Natural History of Love by Diane Ackerman

 

When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams