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    Parenting Books

    Hi Berries! My Hubby and I are most likely going to start TTC before years end and I am the person who loves to prepare and cultivate knowledge before I delve into anything. I was just wondering if any of you Momberries or soon-to-be Momberries had read any particularly helpful books with information ranging from pregnancy to parenting styles etc. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
    Baby #1 due May 2015 <3

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    I think they're mostly sanctimonious and boring, but my favorite so far has definitely been Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman. Mainly because it reinforced my own prejudices and preferences.
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    These are the best parenting books I've read in my almost ten years as a parent:
    Positive Discipline by Jane Nelson;
    How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Faber & Mazlish;
    Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys by Kindlon & Thompson;
    Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by Gottman
    Mom to James Daniel (10) William Joseph (9), Elise Marie (7), and Zachary Allan (1)
    http://letterstoauntkay.blogspot.com/

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    Thomas Christopher, Henry, Orin, Arthur, Samuel

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    Seri, Naomi, Amy, Diana, Lucy, Kate/Katie/Katherine, Audrey
    Thomas ("maybe")

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    I'm only a couple weeks into this, but I love my "Baby 411" book. It's just an overall handy reference on sleeping, feeding, illness, etc. It seems pretty handy for a new parent. The authors have a sense of humor, and the text is broken up into sections that are easy on the eyes--which is handy when you're chugging along on no sleep. Now, where's that section on cluster feeding and when it will end??

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    For the more serious questions about milestones, development, feeding, sleeping, normal v abnormal, illnesses and the like-- by far the best book is the American Academy of Pediatrics' official book, called "Your Baby's First Year." It's highly readable and excellent.

    http://www.amazon.com/Your-Babys-Fir...+of+pediatrics
    Blade, MD

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    Aquila * Chrysanthe * Emmanuelle * Endellion * Ione * Jacinda * Lysandra * Melisande * Myrra * Petra * Rosamond * Seraphine * Silvana * Theophane / Blaise * Cyprian * Darius * Evander * Giles * Laurence * Lionel * Malcolm * Marius * Peregrine * Rainier

    كنوز الصحراء الشرقية Hayat _ Qamar _ Sahar _ Maysan _ Iman / Altair _ Fahd _ Faraj _ Khalil _ Najid _ Rafiq _ Tariq

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