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5555 N. Lamar Blvd, Suite L-121
Austin, TX


AustinBorn is a modern parenting center in Austin, TX offering classes and services in an inclusive atmosphere. We offer birth + postpartum doula care, group prenatal classes, childbirth education, loss support, postpartum support groups, breastfeeding support group, lactation counseling, breastfeeding education and special workshops. Come say hello and check out our cozy space. We can't wait to meet you!

Lending Library

Books available to share within our AustinBorn community.

The AustinBorn Lending Library

The AustinBorn Lending Library is a collection of books for clients to check out for their own personal use.
It’s a fun and practical way to share information and resources with our wonderful clients!

The Library is organized alphabetically by category and author last name.
If you would like to check out a book, please email with your request.
Books will also be available to check out at group prenatal meetings, and support groups.

We utilize the honor system with our books. We kindly ask that you take what you need, and return the book(s) within two weeks.


Baby Names

  • The Complete Book of Baby Names (Lesley Bolton)
  • Baby Names Now (Linda Rosenkrantz & Pamela Redmond Satran)
  • 600,001+ Best Baby Names (Diane Stafford)


  • Husband Coached Childbirth (Robert A. Bradley)
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean: The VBAC Handbook (Helen Churchill & Wendy Savage)
  • Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds (Cynthia Gabriel)
  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth (Ina May Gaskin)
  • The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth (Henci Goer)
  • Gentle Birth Choices (Barbara Harper)
  • The Doula Book 2nd and 3rd editions (Marshall Klaus, et. al.)
  • Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth (The Boston Women's Health Book Collective)
  • Easing Labor Pain: The Complete Guide to a More Comfortable and Rewarding Birth (Adrienne B. Lieberman)
  • HypnoBirthing: A Celebration of Life (Marie F. Mongan)
  • The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions (Penny Simkin) 


  • Feeding: The Brazelton Way (T. Berry Brazelton & Joshua D. Sparrow)
  • Ina May's Guide to Breastfeeding (Ina May Gaskin)
  • The Nursing Mother's Companion (Kathleen Huggins)
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 7th ed (La Leche League International)
  • The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers (Jack Newman & Teresa Pittman)
  • Breastfeeding: Keep it Simple (Amy Spangler)
  • So that's what they're for!: Breastfeeding Basics (Janet Tamaro)


  • Cooking for Baby (Lisa Barnes)
  • The Baby Food Bible (Eileen Behan)
  • Better Baby Food 2nd ed (Daina Kalnins & Joanne Saab)
  • Top 100 Baby Purees (Annabel Karmel)
  • The Pregnancy Cookbook (Hope Ricciotti & Vincent Connelly)

Fertility/Trying to Conceive

  • Before Your Pregnancy: A 90 Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception (Amy Ogle & Lisa Mazzullo)
  • Taking Charge of Your Fertility (Toni Weschler)

For the Smalls

  • Big Brother Dustin (Alden R. Carter)
  • I'm a Big Brother (Joanna Cole)
  • "Why Do We Ned Another Baby?" (Cynthia MacGregor)
  • What to Expect When the New Baby Comes Home (Heidi Murkoff)
  • Baby On The Way (William & Martha Sears & Christie Watts Kelly)
  • Talk, Baby! (Harriet Ziefert)

Grief and Loss

  • After Miscarriage (Krissi Daneilsson)
  • A Silent Sorrow - Pregnancy Loss:  Guidance and Support for you and your Family (Ingrid Kohn & Perry-Lynn Moffitt)
  • Pregnancy After a Loss: A Guide to Pregnancy after a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Infant Death (Carol Cirulli Lanham)


  • Baby Massage: The Calming Power of Touch (Alan Heath & Nicki Bainbridge)
  • Mother Massage: A Handbook for Relieving the Discomforts of Pregnancy (Elaine Stillerman, LMT)
  • The Practical Art of Baby Massage (Peter Walker)



  • The Multiple Pregnancy Sourcebook (Nancy Bowers)
  • The Everything Twins, Triplets, and more Book (Pamela Fierro)
  • Twin Set (Christina Boyle & Cathleen Stahl)

Newborn Care

  • Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 4th ed. (The American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Touchpoints (T. Berry Brazelton)
  • CALMS: A Guide to Soothing Your Baby (Carrie Contey & Debby Takikawa)
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block (Harvey Karp)


  • Baby Signs: How to Talk with Your Baby Before Your Baby Can Talk (Linda Acredolo and Susan Goodwyn)
  • Touchpoints 3-6 (Brazelton)
  • Sign with your Baby (Joseph Garcia)
  • Between Parent and Child (Dr. Haim G. Ginott)
  • Baby Play: 100 Fun-Filled Activities to Maximize Your Baby's Potential (Gymboree)
  • Fathers-To-Be Handbook: A Road Map for the Transition to Fatherhood (Patrick M. Houser)
  • Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year (Annie Lamott)
  • The Complete Book of Christian Parenting & Child Care (William & Martha Sears)
  • The Whole-Brain Child (Daniel J. Siegel)
  • Toilet Training: The Brazelton Way (T. Berry Brazelton & Joshua D. Sparrow)


  • Life Will Never be the Same - The Real Mom's Postpartum Survival Guide (Ann Dunnewold & Diane Sanford)
  • Ourselves as Mothers - The Universal Experience of Motherhood (Sheila Kitzinger)
  • This Isn't What I Expected - Overcoming Postpartum Depression (Karen Kleiman & Valerie Raskin)
  • Misconceptions - Truth, Lies and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood (Naomi Wolf)


  • Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care (Alan Greene)
  • The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth (Sheila Kitzinger)
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn 4th ed. (Penny Simkin
  • The Simple Guide to Having a Baby: What You Need to Know (Janey Whalley, et. al.)


  • Get out of Your Own Way - Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior (Mark Goulston & Philip Goldberg)


  • The No-Cry Sleep Solution (Elizabeth Pantley)
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child (Marc Weissbluth)

Spirituality of Pregnancy & Birth

  • Birthed in Prayer: Pregnancy as a Spiritual Journey (Kim Barker
  • Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth (Deepak Chopra)
  • Sacred Pregnancy: A loving guide and journal for expectant moms (Anni Daulter)
  • Birth, Breath & Death: Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula (Amy Wright Glenn)
  • Reclaiming the Spirituality of Birth (Benig Mauger)