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6 Great Books For Parents to Be

Whether you’re a newly-expecting parent or already have your newborn, now is the time to immerse yourself into the world of parenthood. Start with these 6 books that will help you with the newborn stage and beyond. Check to see if they’re at your local library or if you’re an Amazon-lover (like me), we listed the link to find them on Amazon, as well. Happy reading!

The Happiest Baby on the Block

This is an important book that can help shed light on the reasons behind your baby’s fussiness and sleeplessness, and give you real techniques and skills to help you calm your upset baby.

Secrets of the Baby Whisperer

This book can help you learn to communicate with your baby by helping you decipher their cries and needs. Learn how to get your baby on a regular schedule to make life easier and calmer for everyone.

On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep

The Baby Wise books are all widely-praised and respected for offering sound, practical, and effective advice to help your baby sleep better and to help parents become better in-tune with their babies’ needs.

Same Here, Sisterfriend: Mostly True Tales of Misadventures in Motherhood

When you’re spending most of your days at home enthralled in the care of your baby, sometimes simply reading about others in the same situation can give us strength and perspective, and, most importantly, a good laugh. This collection of tales by experienced moms will have you feeling great and commiserating with the heartfelt and sometimes disgusting journey of motherhood.

Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids

Learn how to help your children flourish and become confident in a world that is busier and faster-paced than ever.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

This is another great one to help you as you begin your journey into parenting. The Boston Globe called this book, “The Parenting Bible,” and reviews praise that the skills and information in this book will not only improve parent-child relationships but all relationships. Definitely add this to your list.

What books did you love and would recommend to new parents?

Author Info

Angela Silva

Angela graduated with her B.S. in Exercise and Wellness and is a NASM certified personal trainer who specializes in postpartum fitness and recovery. She enjoys writing, cracking jokes, and spending time with her family, preferably while fishing. She shares many of her life adventures on Instagram as @angelagrams

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