Parenting & Childcare Books

There are thousands of books that offer advice on how to raise babies, toddlers, and older kids. To narrow the choices, ask your friends for recommendations or read online reviews for new and classic options. After you've done a little research, you'll have a better idea of the authors and topics you prefer, as well as ones that match your parenting style.

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Bette Waters

This is the new and revised Fourth Edition of Massage During Pregnancy. It covers the normal anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, ...and the phychological changes and adjustments of pregnancy. It is a comprehensive look at normal pregnancy, labor and... read more

Nancy Thomas

When Love is Not Enough: A Guide to Parenting Children with RAD-Reactive Attachment Disorder brings hope and healing tools to pare...nts and professionals working to help challenging children. Effective interventions, a full step by step plan, clearer... read more

Kimmel Tim
$15.99 $12.61

Parents in our post-modern world tend to be committed to but anxious about their child-rearing responsibilities. They've tried the... countless parenting books on the market, but many of these are strident, fear-based books that loving parents... read more

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The Real Purpose ofParenting is a series of stories and life lessons from the world of atherapist, also known as “the parent†Well-meaningparents are at the point of crisis because, despite their best efforts, their children are not growing... read more

Simon & Schuster
$33.99 $3.88

More Names, More Up-To-Date, More Helpful And More Fun Than Any Other Baby Name Book! Over 13,001 boys' and girls' names, nickname...s and variations Origins, meanings, and famous namesakes The most popular names in the US. and around the world Advice... read more


In 2008, life blessed my husband, Sean, and me with two healthy babies. We have an engaging and magnetic tale of parenting with un...ique learning strategies on the go that all parents can benefit from; however, this book is far more than that. As a... read more


My quick and easy formula for becoming the parent and person you want to be is in the first step of my book; 3 Steps to Success in... Parenting and in Life. The book also gives parents the tools needed to raise children who are successful, responsible and ha read more


A simple, easy-to-follow guide for staying fit while pregnant and shedding the post-baby pounds after Being a mom is the toughest ...job in the world. It's difficult to take time for yourself. Now, in "How to Exercise When You're Expecting," even the... read more


Describes solutions for more effective parenting by using the three proven practices of positivity, choice, and reflection along w...ith the Raise Responsibility System (used in homes around the world) to prompt young people to WANT to behave responsibly... read more

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Dr. Ron Taffel, one of the country's most sought-after child-rearing experts, draws on decades of counseling experience and extens...ive conversations with parents nationwide to offer an original and inspiring analysis of the distinctive challenges... read more

Tori Kropp

Are you expecting mystery, sensuality, wonder, and delight? If you're pregnant, you should be! Pregnancy isn't all about nausea an...d medical tests; it's also a time of excitement, anticipation, and above all, joy. You don't need to adopt a strict diet,... read more

Dr Mike Saatkamp

Parenting, Movement, & Nutrition for special needs families is a book and video training for real leaders- parents of special need...s kids. Science has proven that overstressed parents who are sleep deprived, exhausted, and frustrated are in real need of... read more

Randi Gombos

Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is implicated in several vascular diseases through endothelial dysfunction. Most of the research on C...MV has focused on either congenital CMV infections or CMV disease in immunocompromised hosts; however, CMV has also been... read more

Charles Shagass

Contributing Authors Include Leo Kanner, Hilda Knobloch, Boyd R. McCandless And Others. Psychiatric Research Reports, Number 13. Group: Kids. read more

Fomboh Richard

Menstrual Cycle and Pregnancy is a precious piece of write up that all those who study it and follow it will have their lives turn... around for better. Menstrual Cycle and Pregnancy give a detailed understanding of the menstrual cycle, right from its... read more

Chronicle Books

From the minds behind Parenting magazine comes this handy, advice-filled Pregnancy Planner book. This useful tool is organized wee...k-by-week, covering every step of your pregnancy, and is filled with tips and tricks from experienced moms. read more

Simon And Schuster

Using information from up-to-date scientific research, "Bumpology" is a trusted companion for curious parents-to-be. This brillian...t book provides helpful advice and covers questions on pregnancy, birth and raising babies. read more

Source Books

A #1 bestseller, now in its 3rd edition, the Complete Book of Baby Names helps families to welcome their newest blessing with a that is a perfect fit. read more

Rosie Pope

A great resource and ultimate must-have for all expecting and new moms, Rosie Pope's Mommy IQ book cuts through all of the informa...tion "clutter" and mountains of advice about pregnancy. read more

Source Books

The essential resource you need to find the perfect name for your baby.

Holli Kenley

Electronic Media Can Endanger As Well As Empower Your Kids Cyber bullying is rampant. Every day children are being humiliated, vio...lated, and degraded through the use of electronic devices. Young people are frightened and don't know where to turn.... read more

Lauren Feder

The Essential Parents' Guide to the Best Conventional and Natural Medicines for Your Child From feeding to healing, clothing to wa...shing, raising children naturally can be a daunting task--unless you know how. Natural Baby and Childcare shows you how to... read more

Bil Lepp

When I was asked to write this book it was not because I am an accredited child rearing expert. I have no degree, credentials or r...ecognition as a child raising expert. I am a professional storyteller who occasionally tells stories about parenting. Here... read more

Linda Horton

So here's the next best thing: a simple, straightforward guide that will put you on the path for turning out truly spectacular kid...s! Oh sure, there are hundreds of parenting advice books out there filled with loads of psychobabble and techniques. But... read more

Sarah Schmid

Having a baby, just like that? Without hospital, midwife or instructions to push? Babies are sometimes born before the midwife can... get there and when that happens, everyone involved is usually happy everything went well despite the lack of... read more

Robin Grille

And essential book for parents, Heart to Heart Parenting is more than just a how-to book about raising happy and resilient childre...n. Its focus is to create a joyous connection with your baby and toddler. Using techniques that are based on bonding... read more

Adele Faber

The ultimate parenting bible ( The Boston Globe ) with a new Foreword--and available as an eBook for the first time--a timeless, b...eloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors.... read more

Ann Douglas

Raising a child or teenager with a psychological condition is a perfect storm of stress, sadness, and uncertainty. How can you fin...d the best treatments and help your child overcome emotional, behavioral, and academic challenges--while keeping yourself... read more

Lenore Lawson Doster

Every good coach has a game plan. Every corporation has a business plan. Teachers have lesson plans. What is your parenting plan? ...Are you certain you are doing what's best for your children? Are you directing your child effectively and fairly? Do you... read more

Richard I Feinbloom

This complete guide to pregnancy is for the woman who wants all the facts in order to make her own decisions. Earlier editions hav...e established the book as a trusted reference, and this third edition brings every section up to date. Dr. Feinbloom... read more


Parenting is the toughest job on the planet. Fortunately, Canadian parents have Ann Douglas to turn to as their guide. Using her t...rademark non-bossy approach to all of the perennial parenting hot topics, Douglas has pulled together the latest research... read more

Ph D Dr Maha Broum

This book is intended to raise parents' awareness of stress they and their children go through as they face the pressures of moder...n life. When parents become aware of these pressures they can deal with them, model a positive attitude to their children,... read more

Tim Sanford

The Low-Pressure Guide to Parenting Your Preschooler is brilliantly written to liberate parents from the expectations of having to... be super-parents. It relieves the pressure to follow long lists of rules, to be perfect, and to be enslaved by the idea... read more

Barbara Hughes

Over two-thirds of the children placed in foster care come into the system carrying the negative baggage of their past. Broken fam...ilies, substance abuse, and physical, sexual, and emotional abuse also create a dilemma for foster parents: How do you... read more

Lee Lozowick

Invites parents and educators to examine areas of selfishness, ignorance and unconsciousness in their own lives, pointing out how ...these can jeopardise a child's well-being. This title includes a discussion of conscious conception and continues with a... read more

Dimakatso Maleka-Karas

This is the first ever book on African Sotho names with comprehensive listings by male, female, unisex and other categories the original Sotho meaning of the names. Age Group: Infant. read more

Cassandra Vieten

From hormones to stretch marks, labor pains to diaper changes, motherhood is an adventure like none other. The rapid changes in yo...ur body, your lifestyle, and your very identity call for a certain mental agility. Mindfulness can help you meet the... read more

Gayle Geffner

Whether you are a step-parent or step-child, Gayle Geffner offers astrological insight and personal wisdom while demonstrating how... to grow into a happy and loving family. Intermediate and advanced astrologers will find the information and synastry... read more

Gail Steinberg

Is transracial adoption a positive choice for kids? How can children gain their new families without losing their birth heritage? ...How can parents best support their children after placement? Inside Transracial Adoption is an authoritative guide to... read more

Laura Riley

The most up-to-date, comprehensive week-by-week pregnancy guide As a mom-to-be, you have lots of questions. When will I start to How much weight will I gain? What are all those blood tests for? How long will labor last? This informative and... read more

Sally Fallon Morell

Makes the principles of traditional nutrition available to modern parents. This book provides holistic advice for pregnancy and ne...wborn interventions, vaccinations, breastfeeding and child development, as well as a compendium of natural treatments for... read more

Allan G Hedberg Ph D

The information provided by Dr. Hedberg in this book is excellent for parents as their children's first teacher. The book also pro...vides helpful guidelines for educators offering parenting education to their families. Al Sanchez, Retired Principal,... read more

Jim Comer

Detailing Comer's experiences after his parents suffered major illnesses, When Roles Reverse merges Comer's story with practical a...dvice to create a guide for anyone faced with caring for aging parents. When Roles Reverse helps the reader make sound... read more

Michael Hammond

Parenting young children is a challenge, and dealing with difficult or problem behavior can set up an atmosphere of tension and st...rife--not just between the child and the parents, but between parents as well. Parenting Difficult Children provides a... read more

Pamela Druckerman

T he runaway New York Times bestseller that shows American parents the secrets behind France's amazingly well-behaved children Whe...n American journalist Pamela Druckerman had a baby in Paris, she didn't aspire to become a French parent. But she noticed... read more

Ariel Gore

It's been over a decade since Ariel Gore, in a -induced brainstorm, invented Hip Mama as her senior project in college. The zine t...hat has grown up alongside Gore's daughter, has covered subjects from weaning to home schooling with a political edge and... read more

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