Suggested Reading

Prior to Birth

  • Baby Bargains by Denise and Alan Fields. Helps new parents wade through the plethora of baby equipment and gear. Great recommendations for necessary baby purchases.


For Parents with Newborns

  • Baby 411 by Dr. Ari Brown. A must-read — user-friendly and written in a question-and-answer format. Has all the answers to your questions in the first year of life.
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block by Dr. Harvey Karp. Gives effective soothing techniques for the baby that just won’t settle down!
  • Secrets of the Baby Whisperer by Tracy Hogg
  • Bringing up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman


For Moms that are Breastfeeding

  • Nursing Mothers Companion by Kathleen Huggins
  • Breastfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You  by Mary Renfrew. One of the only breastfeeding books with clear photographs of what to do!
  • The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Dr. Jack Newman. A great book when breastfeeding is more difficult that anticipated!


Sleep Books

  • Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems by Dr. Richard Ferber. Tried and true method for getting your baby (4 months and older) to sleep through the night!
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Dr. Weissbluth


For Parents of Toddlers

  • Toddler 411 by Dr Ari Brown
  • The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Dr. Harvey Karp
  • Touchpoints by Dr. Brazelton. A great book about your child’s emotional and behavioral development from birth to age three.
  • 1-2-3 Magic by Thomas Phelan


Help With Nutrition

  • Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense by Ellyn Satter
  • Red Light, Green Light, Eat Right – The Food Solution that Lets Kids Be Kids by Joanna Dolgoff MD



  • Instinctive Parenting – Trusting Ourselves to Raise Good Kids by Ada Calhoun
  • NutureShock by Po Bronson and Ashely Merryman