Books to guide you through the first year, and help pass the time while you anxiously await for babies first day!
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League
The Nursing Mother’s companion by Huggins
Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not always instinctive for either mothers or babies.
Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Newman & Pittman
Working and breastfeeding made simple by Mohrbacher
Healing breastfeeding grief, how mothers feel and deal when breastfeeding does not go as hoped by Jacobson
First Year Parenting
Attachment Parenting: instinctive care for your baby and young child by Granja & Kennedy
The Baby book everything you need to know about your baby from birth to age two by Sears
The attachment parenting book: a commonsense guide to understanding and nurturing your baby by Sears
The Vital touch: Heller
Mother nurture by Hanson & Pollycove
A quick guide to safely sleeping with your baby: a parents guide to cosleeping: whether you do it occasionally or every night, do it safely by McKenna
Sweet Sleep: nighttime and nap time strategies for breastfeeding family by La Leche League
The Baby sleep book: the complete guide to a good nights rest for the whole family by sears
The sleep book for tired parents; help for solving childrens sleep problems by Huntley
The no-cry sleep solution and gentle ways to help your baby sleep through the night by Pantley
Sleeping With Your Baby: A Parent's Guide is your guide to understanding how to make nighttimes with your baby safe, fun and relaxing! Written by James McKenna, the world's authority on co-sleeping.
The Vital Touch; How Intimate Contact with Your Baby Leads to Happier, Healthier Development by Sharon Heller
Brain Rules for baby by Medina
The happiest baby on the bloc, the new way to calm crying and help your newborn baby sleep longer by Karp
Parenting from the Inside Out; How a Deeper Self-understanding Can Help You Raise Children who Thrive by Siegel,& Hartzell
The Whole-Brain Child; 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Siegel & Bryson
Beyond the Blues, understanding and treating prenatal and postpartum depression and anxiety by Bennett & Indman
What am I thinking? Having a baby after postpartum depression by Kleiman
The Fourth Trimester: a postpartum guide to healing your body, balancing your emotions and restoring your vitality by Johnson
The pregnancy and postpartum anxiety workbook: practical skills to help you overcome anxiety, worry, panic attacks, obsessions and compulsions by Gyoerkoe & Wiegartz
Using Stress Reduction Practices Before and During Pregnancy by Ann Diamond Weinstein Ph.D.
41 Comics About The Highs And Lows Of Motherhood by Caroline Bologna
Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Notes by Anelique Millette
“Depression and anxiety are so common postpartum that up to 15-20% of women will experience some mild mood changes during or after the birth of their child, making mood disorders the most common postpartum disorder. In addition, research shows that up to 10-15% of fathers will experience a mood disorder such as anxiety or depression following the birth of their child.”
“A loving mother’s caress is more than simple comfort to an infant. Scientists have known for decades that touch is critically important for a child’s healthy development, according to an article in the journal Pediatric Child Health.”