Recommended Books

 

Remember, books are just a guide.  Question things you read, seek support, and only use what “feels” right for you and your family.  You are the expert when it comes to your baby.

General:

The Baby Book, William & Martha Sears

The Fussy Baby, Wm Sears

The Family Nutrition Book, Wm Sears

The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

Infant Massage, Vimala Schneider McClure

Love and Logic for Early Childhood, Jim Fay & Charles Fay

My Child Won’t Eat!, Carlos González


Birth and Breastfeeding:

The Birth Book, Wm Sears

The Birth Partner, Penny Simkin

Breastfeeding an Adopted Baby and Relactation, Elizabeth Hormann

The Breastfeeding Book, Wm Sears

Breastfeeding Made Simple, Nancy Mohrbacher & Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

Breastfeeding Your Premature Baby, Gwen Gotsch

The Doula Book, Marshall Klaus, John Kennell, & Phyllis Klaus

Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding, Jack Newman & Teresa Pitman

How Weaning Happens, Diane Bengson

Making More Milk, Diana West & Lisa Marasco

Mothering Multiples: Breastfeeding and Caring for Twins or More! Karen Gromada

Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way, Susan McCutcheon-Rosegg

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, La Leche League International


Sleeping:

Sweet Sleep, Wiessinger, West & Smith

The No Cry Sleep Solution, Elizabeth Pantley

The No Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers, Elizabeth Pantley

Sleeping With Your Baby: A Parent’s Guide to Cosleeping, James McKenna

My Top Picks:


The Baby Book, Sears


Love and Logic for Early Childhood, Fay & Fay


The Family Nutrition Book, Sears


The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, LLLI


Breastfeeding Made Simple, Mohrbacher & Kendall-Tackett


Making More Milk, West & Marasco


Sweet Sleep, Wiessinger, West & Smith