Here is a list of the best Baby Parenting books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care, 10th edition (2018)
- Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded): How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five (2014)
- Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 6th Edition: Birth to Age 5 (2014)
- Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, 4th Edition: A Step-by-Step Program for a Good Night’s Sleep (2015)
- The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance (Owner’s and Instruction Manual) (2012)
- Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 7th Edition: Birth to Age 5 (2019)
- The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind (2012)
- What to Expect the First Year (2014)
- Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age Five (2010)
- The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer (2015)
- How to Traumatize Your Children: 7 Proven Methods to Help You Screw Up Your Kids Deliberately and with Skill (2011)
- Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age Five (Revised Edition) (1997)
Generations of parents have relied on the influential bestseller Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care as the most authoritative and reliable guide for child care. This timeless yet up-to-date edition has been revised and expanded by Dr. Robert Needlman, a top-notch pediatrician who shares Dr. Spock’s philosophy and has applied his research in his career.
Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded): How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five (2014)
What’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. In his New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina showed us how our brains really work—and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools.
From the American Academy of Pediatrics, the most up-to-date, expert advice for mothers, fathers, and care providers All parents want to provide the very best care for their children. This essential resource from the most respected organization on child health is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust, covering everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training to nurturing your child’s self-esteem.
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, 4th Edition: A Step-by-Step Program for a Good Night’s Sleep (2015)
In this fully updated fourth edition, Dr. Marc Weissbluth, one of the country’s leading pediatricians, overhauls his groundbreaking approach to solving and preventing your children’s sleep problems, from infancy through adolescence. In Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, he explains with authority and reassurance his step-by-step regime for instituting beneficial habits within the framework of your child’s natural sleep cycles.
The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance (Owner’s and Instruction Manual) (2012)
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Newborn Baby Technology You’ve programmed your DVR, you’ve installed a wireless Internet connection, you can even check Facebook on your cell phone. But none of this experience will prepare you for the world’s biggest technological marvel: a newborn baby. Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Baby Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: What’s the best way to swaddle a baby?
All parents want to provide the very best care for their children. This essential resource from the most respected organization in child health is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The authors of No-Drama Discipline and The Yes Brain explain the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures in this pioneering, practical book. “Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your child’s struggles.”—Harvey Karp, M.D. In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J.
With over 11 million copies in print, What to Expect: The First Year, now in a completely revised third edition, is the world’s best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don’t come with, but should. And now, it’s better than ever. Every parent’s must-have/go-to is completely updated.
This newest edition of Penelope Leach’s much-loved, trusted, and comprehensive classic—an international best seller for twenty-five years, with nearly two million copies sold in America alone—encompasses the latest research and thinking on Author(s): Penelope Leach
The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer (2015)
Thousands of parents, from regular moms and dads to Hollywood superstars, have come to baby expert Dr. Harvey Karp to learn his remarkable techniques for soothing babies and increasing sleep. Now his landmark book—fully revised and updated with the latest insights into infant sleep, bedsharing, breastfeeding, swaddling, and SIDS risk—can teach you too! Dr.
How to Traumatize Your Children: 7 Proven Methods to Help You Screw Up Your Kids Deliberately and with Skill (2011)
Parents of the world rejoice! Knock Knock’s bestselling How to Traumatize Your Children has been revamped with all-new totally dysfunctional illustrations. This groundbreaking instructional volume teaches you how to give your children the lifelong gifts of mental and emotional damage. Whether you employ the same ruinous techniques your parents used or try out an entirely new approach, you are bound to succeed!
Penelope Leach’s is the most loved, trusted and comprehensive book in its field–with almost two million copies sold in America alone.
Best Baby Parenting Books That You Need
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some baby parenting books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
I Made a Booboo: A mom who had parenting all sorted...until she had a baby
Author(s): Sharma, Shivangi
ID: 2761987, Publisher: Rupa Publications, Year: 2016, Size: 518 Kb, Format: azw3
Dr. spock's baby basics: take charge parenting guides
Author(s): Robert Needlman, M.D
ID: 2756722, Publisher: Pocket Books, Year: 2014;2002, Size: 284 Kb, Format: epub
The Baby Book, Revised Edition: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two
Author(s): William Sears, Martha Sears, Robert Sears, James Sears
ID: 1155556, Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Year: 2013, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.