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Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should Read

Our list of some of the best Newborn Care books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. What to Expect the First Year (2014)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadWith 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. Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, First Year is easier-to-read, faster-to-flip-through, and new-family-friendlier than ever—packed with even more practical tips, realistic advice, and…
Author(s): Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel

2. The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance (Owner’s and Instruction Manual) (2012)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadAt 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? How can I make my newborn sleep through the night? When should I bring the baby…
Author(s): Borgenicht M.D., Louis, Joe Borgenicht

3. Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality (2015)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadThe new edition of this bestselling guide to newborn care has been fully revised and updated. Written by two pediatricians and focusing on the first few months of an infant’s life, Heading Home With Your Newborn, 3rd Edition, includes new information on breastfeeding and the involvement of allergies, formula options, vitamins and supplements (vitamins, iron, fluoride, probiotics), sleep, extended stay in strapped-in positions(car seats, bouncy chairs), swaddling, diaper options, the impact of social media sharing, and capturing moments/sharing…
Author(s): Laura A. Jana, Shu MD FAAP, Jennifer

4. Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 6th Edition: Birth to Age 5 (2014)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadFrom 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. Whether it’s resolving common childhood health problems or detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations, this new and revised…
Author(s): American Academy of Pediatrics

5. 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)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should Read  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. Karp’s highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts:   Why babies still yearn for a womblike atmosphere . . . even after birth An “off switch” all…
Author(s): Harvey Karp

6. Baby’s First Year Milestones: Promote and Celebrate Your Baby’s Development with Monthly Games and Activities (2018)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadBaby’s First Year Milestones is a month-by-month guide filled with activities designed to support your baby’s development during their first year of life.In twelve months, your newborn will transform into a child. To celebrate each new development, Baby’s First Year Milestones offers a practical month-by-month guide to understanding the major milestones in your child’s life.In Baby’s First Year Milestones, child development expert Aubrey Hargis offers knowledgeable insight into the changes you can expect during the first year, as well as action-oriented guidance for supporting your baby…
Author(s): Aubrey Hargis, Hill MD FAAP, David L.

7. Teach Yourself Baby Sleep (Teach Yourself: General Reference) (2007)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadColic, sleep apnea, and night terrors are just a few of the problems babies face during the sleep hours. Teach Yourself Baby Sleep provides you with practical tips and case studies to help you empower yourself and conquer these seemingly insurmountable issues. #5,107,261 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #7331 in Baby & Toddler Parenting #1847 in Sleep Disorders #1058 in Nursing Pediatrics Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Andrea Grace

8. Easy Newborn Care Tips: Proven Parenting Tips For Your Newborn’s Development, Sleep Solution And Complete Feeding Guide (Positive Parenting) (2019)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadHow much do you know about your baby and newborns in general?Would you like to know more? Then you need to keep reading…The first year of your child’s life is critical for healthy development. You may be faced with hundreds of parenting decisions in the first year about sleeping, nourishing and caring for your baby. The experiences your child has in this very first year will certainly play a role in shaping the adult he will become.In a matter of days, everything you thought you knew about parenting is tossed aside and you find yourself without any answers. Why can’t I soothe my crying baby? Why won’t he latch on?…
Author(s): Lisa Marshall

9. Maternal-Newborn Nursing: The Critical Components of Nursing Care (2018)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadText “Critical Component” boxes highlight essential information and ask students to assess their knowledge in clinical context “Safe and Effective Nursing” boxes summarize important safety concepts, such as understanding medications and patient education. “Evidence-Based Practice” boxes” (EBP) focus on research-based care. “Case Studies” ask students to apply their knowledge to the real-life situations and concerns.  Davis Edge 1,080 NCLEX®-style questions aligned to Maternal-Newborn Nursing  with page references…
Author(s): Durham RN PhD, Roberta, Chapman RN PhD, Linda

10. Newborn 101: Secrets from Expert Nurses on Preparing and Caring for Your Baby at Home (2017)

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should ReadCarole Kramer Arsenault has spent the last two decades helping parents through pregnancy, labor, and all of their new responsibilities once baby comes home—both as a longtime pediatric nurse, and as the founder of the most highly regarded baby-care service in New England. From the first trimester to the “fourth” (baby’s crucial first three months), Arsenault and her team of professional nurses have seen it all. Now, they share their expert advice on: #53,613 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #201 in Pregnancy & Childbirth (Books) #296…
Author(s): Arsenault RN IBCLC, Carole Kramer, Camann MD, William

Best Newborn Care Books Everyone Should Read

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 Genesis and download some newborn care 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.

The Newborn in the Intensive Care Unit: A Neuropsychoanalytic Prevention Model

Author(s): Romana Negri
Publisher: Karnac Books, Year: 2014, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1497289

Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care

Author(s): P. Ladewig, M. London, M. Davidson
Publisher: , Year: 2014, Size: 31 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1501613

Maternal-Newborn Nursing 2e: The Critical Components of Nursing Care

Author(s): Roberta Durham RN PhD, Linda Chapman RN PhD
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company, Year: 2013, Size: 21 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1370457

Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care: Best Evidence-Based Practices

Author(s): Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos MSN CRNP
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company, Year: 2013, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1379062

Surgical Care of Major Malformations in the Newborn

Author(s): Stephen E Dolgin, Stephen E. Dolgin, Chad E. Hamner
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Year: 2012, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1309284

Guidelines for Perinatal Care

Author(s): AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn, ACOG Committee on Obstetric Practice, Laura E. Riley MD FACOG, Ann R. Stark MD FAAP, Sarah J. Kilpatrick MD PhD FACOG
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics, Year: 2012, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1401137

Counselling for Maternal and Newborn Health Care: A Handbook for Building Skills

Author(s): World Health Organization
Publisher: , Year: 2010, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 429483

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. 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? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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