Books and DVDs
That Support Healthy Beginnings

Books: Available in local bookstores or Amazon.com

  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah Buckley, MD
  • Let the Baby Drive: Navigating the Road of New Motherhood by Lu Hanessian
  • Fathers-To-Be Handbook: A Roadmap for the Transition to Fatherhood by Patrick Houser
  • Your Amazing Newborn by Marshall & Phyllis Klaus
  • Connection Parenting: Parenting Through Connection instead of Coercion, Through Love instead of Fear by Pam Leo
  • Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld, PhD and Gabor Mate’, MD
  • Attached at the Heart: 8 Proven Parenting Principles for Raising Connected and Compassionate Children by Barbara Nicholson and Lysa Parker
  • Born For Love by Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD
  • The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby by William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN

DVDs: Available in bookstores or Amazon.com unless otherwise stated

  • Birth of a Family[www.birthofafamilyfilm.com]
  • Secrets of Happy Babies by Sarah Buckley, MD [www.fatherstobe.org]
  • The Evolution of Fatherhood: Fatherhood is Finally Growing Up by Dana H. Glazer [www.fatherstobe.org]
  • Doula! The Ultimate Birth Companion by Toni Harman
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Baby Sleep Longer by Harvey Karp, MD
  • The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative one to Four-Year Old by Harvey Karp, MD
  • The Business of Being Born – Starring Ricki Lake
  • The First Years Last Forever – Starring Rob Reiner
  • What Babies Want – Starring Noah Wyle, Joseph Chilton Pearce, Sobonfu Some’.