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Books and Online Resources

Learning more about your pregnancy through books and online literature is an important aspect of preparing yourself for parenthood. However, the information provided here does not substitute the advice you receive from your physician and healthcare team. Be sure to ask your physician for a recommended reading list that is most appropriate for your individual medical profile. Other suggested books may include:


Your Amazing Newborn. Marshall H. Klaus, MD, Phyllis H. Klaus. Perseus Publishing, 2000.

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Revised Edition: Birth to Age 5. The American Academy of Pediatrics, Stephen P. Shelov (Editor), Steven P. Shelov (Editor), Robert E. Hannemann (Editor). Bantam Books, Inc., 2004.

The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two. William Sears, Martha Sears (Contributor). Little, Brown & Company, 2005.

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers Revised and Updated: The Most Comprehensive Problem-Solving Guide to Breastfeeding from the Foremost Expert in North America. Jack Newman, MD. Three Rivers Press, 2006.

The Nursing Mother's Companion, Revised Edition. Kathleen Huggins, Harriette Hartigan. Harvard Common Press, 2005.

Amy Spangler's Breastfeeding: A Parent's Guide. Amy Spangler, 2006.

Nursing Mother, Working Mother, Revised Edition: The Essential Guide for Breastfeeding and Staying Close to Your Baby After You Return to Work. Gale Pryor. Harvard Common Press, 2007.

The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer. Harvey Karp. Bantam, 2005.

Online Resources

This page contains links to other Internet sites with information about pregnancy. We hope you find these sites helpful, but please remember we do not control or endorse the information presented on these Web sites, nor do these sites endorse the information contained here.

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Medical Association

American Psychological Association

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

At-Home Dad Network

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Doulas of North America

Gene Tests

International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant Examiners

International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination

International Lactation Consultant Association

La Leche League International

March of Dimes

National Center for Fathering

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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