New Mom Guide: Books on Infant and Baby Care

New Mom Guide: Books on Infant and Baby Care

New Mom Guide: Books on Infant and Baby Care

In all your spare time, you might want to order these new mom books from the library… they will help make things easier and potential give you more spare time in the end!  Do you have a fave?  Please email with your suggestions, or comment below – thank you!

Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer – Harvey Karp (and check out the dvd at the public library –

The Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby (check out the E.A.S.Y. routine – saved us) — by Tracy Hogg, Melinda Blau

The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley

Trees Make the Best Mobiles: Simple Ways to Raise Your Child in a Complex World by Jessica Teich, Brandel France de Bravo

The Baby Book – Dr. William Sears (or any of his other books including The Attachment Parenting Book)

The Vital Touch : How Intimate Contact With Your Baby Leads To Happier, Healthier Development – Sharon Heller, PhD

The New Father: A Dad’s Guide to The First Year; A Dad’s Guide to the Toddler Years – by Armin A. Brott

Listening to Your Baby: A New Approach to Parenting Your Newborn – Jay Gordon, MD

Sweet Dreams – Paul Fliess, MD

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (A La Leche League International Book) – Gwen Gotsch, etal.

Mayo Clinic Complete Book of Pregnancy and Baby’s First Year

Dear Parents, Caring for Infants with Respect – Magda Gerber

Birth and Beyond: the Definitive Guide to Your Pregnancy, Your Birth, Your Family – from Minus 9 to Plus 9 Months – Yehudi Gordon (from a student – available from with a credit card – they deliver Airmail. “This book has a particularly useful A-Z Health Guide that is very detailed and became my bible with my newborn.”)


What have you read that helped?  Please pass it on below – thank you!

Yoga and Lifestyle Community for Pregnant Women and New Moms Los Angeles and Orange County Prenatal Yoga Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Ma Yoga MamaTalk Podcast

About the Author:

Jessica Jennings, MS, ERYT, RPYT, founded Ma Yoga® for Pregnancy, Motherhood & Beyond as a way to provide inspiration, guidance and support for mamas in their own neighborhoods. She loves helping people use the experience in the years around birth to create lives that reflect their own authentic feminine power and wisdom. If you are a mom, pregnant woman, yoga teacher or birth or mom expert - or you want to be - come join our online community by clicking below.