Chalker, Rebecca & Downer, Carol. A Women's Book of Choices: Abortion, Menstrual Extraction, Ru-486 New York, NY: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1992. (If you are interested, this book is invaluable.)

Federation of Feminist Women's Heath Centers. A New View of a Woman's Body: A Fully Illustrated Guide. West Hollywood, Ca: Feminist Health Press, 1991. (A must for your personal library. Female anatomy, Menstrual Extraction, Self-help groups, how our bodies work, a color section on cervixes, and much more.)

Maia, Deborah. Self-Ritual for Invoking Release of Spirit Life in the Womb. Great Barrington, Ma: Mother Spirit Publishing, 1989. (One woman's experience with herbal abortion. Definitely worth reading. Send $7.50 to Mother Spirit Publishing, Po Box 893, Great Barrington, Ma 01230)

McGregor R. R. Herbal Birth Control. Weatherford, Ok: Cloud Chief Publishing, 1993. (Information on ancient contraceptives, some recipes, info on the RU 486. They may be reached at: Po Box 1664,Weatherford, Ok 73096)

Nofziger, Margaret. A Co-operative Method of Natural Birth Control. Summertown, Tn: Book Publishing Company, 1992. (Lots of in depth information on fertility awareness, basal thermometer, mucus observation, cervical changes, etc. Lots of charts and graphs, step-by-step.)

Oral Contraceptives in Ancient and Medieval Times. John M. Riddle and J. Worth Estes. American Scientist, May-June. 1992. Pp 226-233. (Very informative article.)

Plants used by Primitive Peoples to Affect Fertility. Henry deLaszlo and Paul S. Henshaw. 1954. Science 119:626-631. (Informative science journal article.)

Rose, Jeanne. Herbs & Aromatherapy for the Reproductive System. Berkeley, Ca. Frog, Ltd. 1994. (A very good book, with sections for both men and women. Lots of herbal formulas. Well laid out and lots of useful information.)

Shaffer, Willa. Wild Yam - Birth Control Without Fear. Provo, Utah: Woodland Health Books, 1986. (It sounds good, but I can't find any other reference or documentation for using wild yam this way. If you'd like a copy write the publisher at: Po Box 1422, Provo, Ut 84603)

Tiamat Uni. M. 1984. Herbal Abortion The Fruit of the Tree of Knowledge. Sage-femme! 3457 N. University, suite #120, Peoria IL 61604.

Weed, Susun. S. 1986. Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year. Ash Tree Publishing Woodstock, Ny.

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