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A Survival Guide to the First Few Months

Books to guide you through the first year, and help pass the time while you anxiously await for babies first day!


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


“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.”



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