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A Baby, at Last: Having a Baby Later in Life; Jillian McFarlane, Yvonne Bostock & Maggie Jones; 1988
Summary – A handbook on pregnancy, birth and childcare for the woman over thirty

Baby Games: The Joyful Guide to Child’s Play – Birth to 3 Years Elaine Martin; 1988
Summary – Creative activities to awaken your baby’s awareness and develop a lifelong closeness between you and your child

Baby Love: Everything You Need to Know About Your New Baby; Robin Barker; 2004
Summary – Expert advice for the first twelve months of life

Babycalming: Simple Solutions for a Happy Baby; Caroline Deacon; 2004
Summary – Advice on fulfilling your baby’s three basic needs (human contact, food and sleep)

Buddhism for Mothers: A calm approach to caring for yourself and your children; Sarah Napthali; 2003 **NEW addition to library
Summary – Ways of coping with the day-to-day challenges of motherhood. Ways that also allow space for deeper reflections about who we are, what makes us happy and all of the sorrows and joys of mothering.

Heart To Heart Parenting; Robin Grille; 2008 **NEW addition to library
Summary – An empowering book that aims to help you create a deep and lasting relationship that is unique to you and your child. Using technqiues based on connection rather than shaming, manipulation or punishment.

How to choose the sex of your baby; Dr L B Shettles and David Rorvik; 1990
A complete update on the method best supported by scientific evidence

How to stay sane in your baby’s first year: The Tresilian Guide; Cathrine Fowler & Patricia Gornall; 1991
Summary – Offers baby care advice on coping with the first year of your baby’s life

Mothers Matter Too! A positive approach to life for mothers at home; Jenny Phillips; 1985
Summary – A positive approach to life for mothers at home

Parenting by heart: Unlock your intuition and nurture with confidence; Pinky McKay; 2001 Highly Recommended
Summary – Practical and humorous advice about pregnancy, birth, healthcare professionals, breast-feeding, sleep, tantrums and post-natal depression

Parenting the Fussy Baby and High Need Child; William Sears & Martha Sears, 1996 ** NEW addition to library
Summary – Creative ways to soothe a fussy baby, survival tips for parents and use of responsive parenting

Raising a happy child – In the precious years from birth to six; Steve and Shaaron Biddulph, 2007 **NEW addition to library
Summary – Book shows how to nurture your children during the precious years to help them become happy and confident individuals

Raising Boys; Steve Biddulph, 1998 **NEW addition to library
Summary – Why boys are different and how to help them become happy and well-balanced men.

The Australian Baby & Child Care Handbook; Carol Fallows; 1994
Summary – Parenting advice on managing the early years

The Secret of Happy Children; Steve Biddulph; 1988
Summary – Teaches parent-child communication in a positive way

Toddler Tactics: How To Make Magic From Mayhem; Pinky McKay; 2008 **NEW addition to library
Summary – Advice on toddler years and communicating with your toddler, discipline and good manners, good eating habits, routines for play and sleep, toilet training and family dynamics.

 

Library titles on: Reflux | Breastfeeding, Feeding and Diet | Crying, High Needs Babies | Children’s Books | Food allergy / intolerance | Health | Sleep