Seeing Motherhood from Many Angles

May 11, 2015

Happy Mother’s Day, y’all!

As we take time out to celebrate all the roles that mothers and motherhood play in our lives, Seven Stories is proud to feature a sale on ten of our back list titles, each one considering motherhood, childbirth, and women’s health from a different perspective.  Order any of these titles through Sunday, May 17th, and get 65% off!  Just enter the discount code MOTHERSDAY as you check out.


Birth Matters by Ina May Gaskin
From a peerless midwife and childbirth educator, one of the International Planned Parenthood Federation’s Top 6 books of 2011


Joyous Childbirth Changes the World by Tadashi Yoshimura
Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura is an obstetrician whose clinic in Okazaki has become legendary for accepting high-risk patients and achieving stunningly positive outcomes

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In the Spirit of Homebirth by Bronwyn Preece
The voices of women, men, and children, along with midwives and doulas, are gathered here by the Canadian artist and earthBODYment pioneer Bronwyn Preece


Generation Roe by Sarah Erdreich
A look inside the future of the pro-choice movement by a leading women’s health advocate


In Our Control by Laura Eldridge
A complete guide to contraceptive choices for women


The Postpartum Effect by Arlene M Huysman
Drawing on decades of clinical experience, a leading psychologist specializing in mood disorders offers a close look at postpartum depression, which affects more than 400,000 Americans each year

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Voices of the Women’s Health Movement (Volumes 1 & 2) by Barbara Seaman with Laura Eldridge
The more than two hundred contributors to this two-volume compilation, the capstone of Barbara Seaman’s decades-long work at the forefront of advocacy for women’s health, include Jennifer Baumgardner, Angela Davis, Barbara Ehrenreich, Germaine Greer, Shulamith Firestone, Erica Jong, Molly Haskell, Shere Hite, Susie Orbach, Judith Rossner, Gloria Steinem, Sojourner Truth, Naomi Wolf, and many others.


The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women by Barbara Seaman

Barbara Seaman takes on the “menopause industry,” particularly its focus on estrogen therapy, to show how deeply harmful it has often been


The Mother Reader edited by Moyra Davey

Edited by acclaimed artist Moyra Davey, this collection features contributions by Margaret Atwood, Lydia Davis, Mona Simpson, Margaret Mead, and many others

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What Makes a Baby? by Cory Silverberg, illustrations by Fiona Smyth

A truly inclusive book about where babies come from, for every kind of family and every kind of kid

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