Publications

SUGGESTED READING

 

Giving Sorrow Words  (ISBN 1 875989 67 6) Melinda Tankard Reist
A collection of women's stories and their grief after experiencing an abortion.

(Note currently out of print)Copies may be available through local libraries/secondhand book stores).

 

Unborn Beauty (Rochelle Manners)

Unborn Beauty is a collection of stories, poem and artwork celebrating pregnancy and parenthood. Australian authors and illustrators share their experiences in this encouraging book. A great read, especially for first time mums.

 

Defiant Birth: Women Who Resist Medical Eugenics (ISBN: 9781876756598) - Melinda Tankard Reist

Personal stories of women who have resisted medical eugenics - women who were told they shouldn't have babies because of perceived disability in themselves or because of some imperfection in the child.

 

Brave Little Bear (Bernadette Black)

This book is dedicated to all of those facing adversity, but particularly every teenage girl that experiences unexpected pregnancy.

 

Adoption Rethink (Women's Forum Australia)

Adoption Rethink, the latest research report from Women's Forum Australia, investigates current adoption practices in Australia and makes recommendations for changes that will improve adoption practices for the benefit of women and their families.