Books You Need to Survive the First Year with Your New Baby/Babies

A Listmania! list by Dr. Jenn Berman "Therapist, author, radio host, psychological expert & parent of twins" (Los Angeles, CA)
 
Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby
1.  Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby by Melinda Blau
The list author says:
  "This book helps parents tune into their child's cues better and stresses the importance of getting your baby on a schedule."
$6.04   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (877 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Happiest Baby on the Block
2.  The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
The list author says:
  "Karp gives tips to help calm a crying baby."
$11.78   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,528 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

SuperBaby: 12 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in the First 3 Years
3.  SuperBaby: 12 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in the First 3 Years by Jenn Berman
The list author says:
  "The 12 most important things you need to know. Read about important crital windows, usefuls tips for the first three years and the latest research about child development."
Used & New from: $1.85
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids
4.  The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids by Jenn Berman
The list author says:
  "Everything parents need to know about raising happy confident kids in short self contained chapters!"
$12.28   Used & New from: $0.25
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Colic Solved: The Essential Guide to Infant Reflux and the Care of Your Crying, Difficult-to- Soothe Baby
5.  Colic Solved: The Essential Guide to Infant Reflux and the Care of Your Crying, Difficult-to- Soothe Baby by Bryan S. Vartabedian
The list author says:
  "If your child had colic or reflux you MUST read this book. It is incredibly informative and readable. I got more information and helpful tips from this book than a half a dozen doctors."
$10.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

My Baby's Log Book
6.  My Baby's Log Book by Kellie Theo
The list author says:
  "This is a great book for keeping track of your infant's feeding, peeing, pooping, etc. There is a space for notes as well. It is especially good for twins because you can use one page on the right and one on the left to log information for each baby."
$9.89   Used & New from: $4.87
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Dear Parent: Caring for Infants With Respect (2nd Edition)
7.  Dear Parent: Caring for Infants With Respect (2nd Edition) by Magda Gerber
The list author says:
  "This book will teach you how to conceptualize the way you speak to, take care of and play with your baby in a whole new way."
$12.12   Used & New from: $7.97
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Your Self-Confident Baby: How to Encourage Your Child's Natural Abilities -- From the Very Start
8.  Your Self-Confident Baby: How to Encourage Your Child's Natural Abilities -- From the Very Start by Magda Gerber
The list author says:
  "A terrific book to help parents understand the RIE approach. This book is smore detailed and better written than "Dear Parent.""
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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The Sleepeasy Solution: The Exhausted Parent's Guide to Getting Your Child to Sleep from Birth to Age 5
9.  The Sleepeasy Solution: The Exhausted Parent's Guide to Getting Your Child to Sleep from Birth to Age 5 by Jennifer Waldburger
The list author says:
  "Everything you need to know to get a good night sleep for you and your little ones."
$8.67   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (448 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Super Baby Food
10.  Super Baby Food by Ruth Yaron
The list author says:
  "Great information about starting solids."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (807 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense, Revised and Updated Edition
11.  Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense, Revised and Updated Edition by Ellyn Satter
The list author says:
  "This is a great book to help parents understand the emotional side of feeding. Great advice and a terrific common sense approach."
$12.67   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

Positive Discipline: The First Three Years: From Infant to Toddler--Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child (Positive Discipline Library)
12.  Positive Discipline: The First Three Years: From Infant to Toddler--Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child (Positive Discipline Library) by Jane Nelsen Ed.D.
The list author says:
  "I love this book! The authors teach you how to have a respectful relationship with your children that inspres them to want to please you. They teach you how to talk to your kids so that you stand the best chance of getting a positive response. They also teach you about child development so you can learn what appropriate expectations of your children are. Brilliant!"
$12.14   Used & New from: $1.45
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

SIGN with your BABY - Quick Start Baby Sign Language (ASL) Kit: Includes Book, How-to DVD, Quick Reference Guide
13.  SIGN with your BABY - Quick Start Baby Sign Language (ASL) Kit: Includes Book, How-to DVD, Quick Reference Guide by Dr. Joseph Garcia
The list author says:
  "This is a great way to learn to sign without having to take a class or spend a fortune."
$44.96   Used & New from: $19.40
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (176 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Signing Time Board Book Vol. 1: My First Signs (Signing Time! (Two Little Hands))
14.  Signing Time Board Book Vol. 1: My First Signs (Signing Time! (Two Little Hands)) by Rachel de Azevedo Coleman
The list author says:
  "This is a really great way to teach your baby sign language which can reduce frustration. The index cards are great too because you can hook them on to your diaper bag so you can have them near in case you forget a sign while you are out. Of all the sign books I have seem this one is the clearest in it's explination of signs."
Used & New from: $9.51
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Parenting From the Inside Out
15.  Parenting From the Inside Out by Mary Hartzell
The list author says:
  "An insightful look into the developing relationship between poarent and child."
$10.51   Used & New from: $0.31
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

The Science of Parenting
16.  The Science of Parenting by Margot Sunderland
The list author says:
  "Interesting research about parenting."
$12.20   Used & New from: $3.60
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

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Does Harvey Karp recommend putting baby to bed asleep or awake? 1 Apr 12, 2014
is the wrapping anything special? 1 Dec 8, 2013
Read this book, have question about pacifier??? 1 Oct 9, 2013
Baby books 2 Aug 19, 2013
Baby Whisperer 9 Oct 11, 2010
Really? $1000? 2 Dec 26, 2009
Swaddling my 10 month old 2 Jul 18, 2009
Difference in Versions? 0 Jun 19, 2007
Difference in Versions? 0 Jun 19, 2007
Welcome to the Super Baby Food forum 2 Jan 2, 2007
Welcome to the Happiest Baby on the Block forum 0 Nov 9, 2005
 
   

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Dr. Jenn Berman "Therapist, author, radio host, psychological expert & parent of twins" (Los Angeles, CA)
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Last updated: 8/15/10
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