Books

Books

Development/Parenting

The On Deck Circle of Life, Harley Rotbart, M.D.

No Regrets Parenting, Harley Rotbart, M.D.

First Twelve Months of Life, Frank Caplan

Touchpoints, T. Barry Brazelton

Infants and Mothers, T. Barry Brazelton

Toddlers and Parents, T. Barry Brazelton

It Worked For Me, Parents Magazine

Caring For Your Baby and Young Child, American Academy of Pediatrics

The Mister Rogers Parenting Book, Fred Rogers

The Magic Years, Selma H. Fraiberg

Germ Proof Your Kids, Harley Rotbart, M.D.

Eating Disorders

Holistic Health

 Naturally Healthy Kids, Jerry Rubin, Dean Prina, Nancy Lataitis, Jordan Klein

Nutrition

 Feeding the Whole Family, Cynthia Lair 2008 

Puberty

Care and the Keeping of You, The Body Book for Girls (American Girl Library)

The What's Happening to My Body Book for Boys, by Lynda Madaras and Dane Saavedra

The What's Happening to My Body Book for Girls, by Lynda Madaras and Dane Saavedra: These books by Madaras and Saavedra are a great resource for both parents and adolescents. They are very realistic and may be more appropriate for 11-12 year olds rather than 8-10 year olds depending on your own child and philosophy on the topic.

Girl Stuff, A Survival Guide to Growing UP, Margret Blackstone and Elissa Haden Guest

Period, A Girl's Guide, by JoAnn Loulan

PMS: Premenstrual Syndrome, A Guide for Young Women, by Gilda Berger

The Teenage Body Book, A New Edition for a New Generation, by Kathy McCoy, Ph.D, and Charles Wibbelsman, M.D.

Girlology: A Girl's Guide to Stuff that Matters, by Melissa Homes, M.D. and Patricia Hutchinson, M.D.

Girlology: Hang-Ups, Hook-Ups and Holding Out, by Meilssa Holmes, M.D. and Patricia Hutchinson, M.D.

Safety

Please Knock, Erin Dolgan This is a children's book with poems about personal boundaries, secrets and other relevant topics. It is simply written for children and assists parents in discussing important issues. 

Sleep

Vaccines

The Vaccine Book, Bob Sears: This is an excellent resource for those seeking more information on the ins and outs of the pediatric vaccine schedule. It addresses many of the common concerns and questions regarding vaccines.

Immunizations and Infectious Diseases: An Informed Parent's Guide, American Academy of Pediatrics; Margaret Fisher, MD, Editor in Chief
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