Magazine and Journals
Pregnancy, birth and parenting
Squat Birth Journal
We strive to provide a forum where radical, often unheard voices can share their message. It is our goal to promote safe and healthy birth options for all. We celebrate the transformative power of birth in all its varied forms. We acknowledge the need for the midwifery movement to expand its consciousness, scope of practice, and accessibility. We seek to provide a safe space of expression and community for those who wish to shift current birth culture as an essential part of the midwifery and birth movement. (USA)
The Compleat Mother
The Magazine of Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding, (USA)
The Mother Magazine
Fertility awareness, conscious conception, peaceful pregnancy, sacred birth, full term breastfeeding, natural immunity and attachment parenting. (UK)
Pregnancy, Birth, Breastfeeding, Parenting, Health, Education, Green Living (US)
Midwifery Today Magazine
Pregnancy, Birth, Homebirth and Midwife Information
Online resource containing hundreds of articles exploring Natural Parenting, Culture, Sustainability and Wellbeing. Previously published as Kindred Magazine.
Juno is a natural parenting magazine with an ethos based on conscious parenting, sustainability, social justice, non-violence and a commitment to personal growth and spiritual awareness. (UK)
Wiccan – Goddess
The Spirit Guide to Spellcraft
A comprehensive guide to magick in the Southern Hemisphere. (Australia)
A journal of Goddess spirituality in the 21st Century, with articles, fiction, poetry and reviews, also artwork galleries. The journal reflects a woman-centred, non-patriarchal Goddess spirituality and has a feminist outlook. (UK)
A magazine of Goddess celebration with news, research, artwork, photos, personal experiences and ritual, that aims to reflect the diverse community of Goddess spirituality reclaimed from the past and alive in the world today. (UK)
Celebrating the Goddess in Everywoman
Pregnancy, birth and parenting
Birth as We Know It
Aimed at illuminating future parents on the impacts of conscious conception, pregnancy and birth. The movie features eleven natural births, including home birth, water birth, birth of twins, breech delivery and an astounding self-birth by Tanya Sargunas – a world renowned Spiritual Midwife and pioneer of Conscious Birth in Russia.
Orgasmic Birth: The Best Kept Secret
Joyous, sensuous and revolutionary, Orgasmic Birth brings the ultimate challenge to our cultural myths by inviting viewers to see the emotional, spiritual, and physical heights attainable through birth.
The Business of Being Born
A film by producer-actress Ricki Lake and director-filmmaker Abby Epstein, The Business of Being Born questions the way American women have babies. Interlacing intimate birth stories with surprising historical, political and scientific insights and shocking statistics about the current maternity care system. When director Epstein discovers she is pregnant during the making of the film, the journey becomes even more personal.
What Babies Want
A documentary film exploring the profoundly important and sacred opportunity we have in bringing children into the world. Filled with captivating stories this film demonstrates how life patterns are established at birth and before, including groundbreaking information on early development and the consciousness of infants.
One World Birth
An online video resource aimed at birth professionals, campaigners and parents who want to place their finger right on the pulse of what is happening in birth today. Our huge hope is that this site will help inspire individuals all around the world to connect, share and shout for change where it is needed. We want to empower parents with knowledge and wisdom imparted from birth experts who are at the front line of research so that they can make the choices that are right for them and have the birth that they deserve.
The Face of Birth
An important moving and informative documentary about women and the power of choice, telling the story through telling the stories of homebirth mothers and the maternity professionals who support them.
The Moon Inside You
A wonderful documentary about Menstruation.
Things We Don’t Talk About: Healing Narratives from the Red Tent
A groundbreaking documentary that shows how the Red Tent, a red fabric space is empowering women and girls. The film documents the things women hide, the things that bring them pain and joy, and for many it is a place to be honest for the first time in their life. “Things We Don’t Talk About” seeks to humanize the stories in the red tent—to put a face on the space.
For the Next 7 Generations
Documentary featuring the wisdom and mission of the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers.
The Fifth Sacred Thing
A feature film based on the best-selling novel by Starhawk; author of many works celebrating the Goddess movement and Earth-based, feminist spirituality, Peace, environmental, and global justice activist and trainer, permaculture designer and teacher, Pagan and Witch.
What the Bleep Do We Know!?
Exploring the worlds of Quantum Physics, Neurology, and Molecular Biology in relation to the spheres of Spirituality and Metaphysics