Helpful Books List
1. The Baby Book
By William Sears, Martha Sears/Harper Thorsons/2005
In their excellent (and hefty) resource guide, The Baby Book, attachment parenting specialists William Sears and Martha Sears have provided new parents with their approach to every aspect of baby care basics, from newborns to toddlers.
2. What to Expect the First Year
By Heidi Murkoff, Sandee Hathaway/Workman Publishing Company/2003
Is our baby eating enough? Is this much crying normal? How do I know when she is really sick? This hefty, 671-page guide to your baby's first year is brought to you by the creators of the bestselling What to Expect When You're Expecting
3. Baby Must-Haves: The Essential Guide to Everything from Bibs to Cribs
By the Editors of Parenting Magazine/Time Inc Home Entertainment /2007
This helpful guide will separate the must-haves from the nice-to-haves so you'll have everything your baby needs without breaking the bank on those unnecessary gadgets.
4. What Babies Say Before They Can Talk : The Nine Signals Infants Use to Express Their Feelings
By Paul Holinger, Kalia Doner/Fireside/2003
Dr. Holinger decodes the nine easily identifiable signals your baby uses to tell you what he or she wants or needs. This book will help you build a better bond with your baby through improved communication and responsiveness.
5. The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night
By Elizabeth Pantley, William Sears/McGraw-Hill/2002
There are two schools of thought for encouraging babies to sleep through the night: the hotly debated Ferber technique of letting the baby "cry it out," or the grin-and-bear-it solution of getting up from dusk to dawn as often as necessary. If you don't believe in letting your baby cry it out, but desperately want to sleep, there is now a third option, presented in Elizabeth Pantley's sanity-saving book The No-Cry Sleep Solution.
6. A Frazzled Working Woman's Guide to Motherhood
By Mary Lyon
This is a humorous book that informs moms-to-be of what to expect and provides them with essential survival skills.
7. Babies Are a Special Gift
By Paula Finn, Kim Anderson (photographer)
This is a wonderful book full of great photos and loving thoughts. A must-have for new parents.
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