Book list and some suggested reading for parents new and to be

Below you will find the list of books available for sign-out to my clients. I love each of these books and hope you will find some that work for you in this list.

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Pregnancy and Birth

Birthing from within: An extra ordinary guide to childbirth preparation by Pam England and Rob Horowitz

The birth book by William Sears and Martha Sears

A holistic guide to pregnancy and childbirth: Magical beginnings, enchanted lives by Deepak Chopra

The pregnancy book by William Sears and Martha Sears

 

Breastfeeding

La Leche League International’s The womanly art of breastfeeding

Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to breastfeeding by Dr. Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman

 

Infant care

The attachment parenting book by William Sears and Martha Sears

The baby book by William Sears, Martha Sears, Robert Sears, James Sears

The baby sleep book by William Sears, Robert Sears, James Sears and Martha Sears

The vaccine book by Robert W. Sears * this book has information about the US and is not as pertinent to Canada

 

Post-birth fun

Baby sign language basics by Monta Z. Briant

The diaper free baby by Christin Gross-Loh

Baby Om: Yoga for mothers and babies by Laura Staton and Sarah Perron

A baby guide to Calgary: Making the most of your parental leave by Paula McGarrigle

No mind left behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control—The eight essential brain skills every child needs to thrive by Adam J. Cox

 

About doulas

The doula book by Marshall H. Klaus, John H. Kennel and Phyllis H. Klaus

 

 

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