Book Suggestions

 

Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality By Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP, and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
This award-winning book helps new parents prepare for the first year of their infant's life.

New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding
American Academy of Pediatrics; Joan Younger Meek, MD
Indispensible advice new mothers  need to begin and successfully breastfeed their baby.

Mommy Calls
Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP
Dr. Tanya Answers Parents’ Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers

Immunizations & Infectious Diseases: An Informed Parent's Guide
Between vaccines and antibiotics, contagion and prevention, parents have lots of questions about infectious diseases. This evidence-based guide for parents explains what infections are, how they progress, and how to prevent them.

Touchpoints: Birth to Three and  Touchpoints: Three to Six
T. Berry Brazelton, MD
An authoritative guide to the infant and young child’s emotional and behavioral development.

How to Get Your Kids to Eat...but not too much
Ellyn Satter
A registered dietician offers advice on feeding from birth to adolescence.

Amazing You!
Gail Saltz
A book for the pre-school to young grade school child that addresses body awareness and age appropriate reproductive health.

The Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls (American Girl Library)
Valorie Schaefer 
A guide for girls ages 9-12.

The Boy's Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up YOU 
Kelli Dunham
A guide for boys ages 9-12

Changing Bodies, Changing Lives: Expanded Third Edition: A Book for Teens on Sex and Relationships 
Ruth Bell  
Grade 10 and up: A monumental, frank and encyclopedic discussion of sexual and emotional change during the teen years.