Does anyone have any suggestions for baby development/care books? Right now I'm reading The Baby Book by Dr. Sears, and I really like it, but I want to start reading some others as well. What books are your favorites?
Yes, STAY away from the What to expect.... pure garbage.
I really liked Dr. Sears book. I also like Dr. Brazleton's books "touchpoints" is one.
This is not a book for baby's first developing years, but is a FANTASTIC parenting book Dr. Neufeld's book "Hold on to your Kids". It just came out and I took his course last year. It is FANTASTIC. Right on the money. It does talk about development, and how important attachment is throughout childhood, and into the teen years. Why parents lose their kids to peer relationships and how to avoid that. It is great.
Our Babies, Ourselves. I think her name is Meredith Small. It is actually an anthropology book but it is awesome for telling you the normal, natural way to treat a baby, and be confident in not being mainstream. Also plenty of ammo if anyone challenges your ways.
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