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    Can anyone recommend a book about parenting a newborn that is written by a qualified health professional and is evidence-based??
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    Baby Love, Robin Barker - Robin Barker is a paediatric nurse, midwife, child and family health nurse (ret), mother and grandmother.

    All in all I found it extremely helpful. Great advice, didn't agree with all of it but definitely put my mind at ease in regards to many of the things that I was stressing over in those early months.

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    Not necessarily a how to book, but certainly was my bible and a book I highly recommend.
    "The Wonder Weeks"

    Their website - http://www.thewonderweeks.com/
    They also have an iPhone app.

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    My DH just joked yesterday that I seem to be building a fort out of baby books around our bed!
    Baby Love is great, but I personally prefer Baby Care by Rodanthie Libscombe (sp?). It is very similar to Baby Love in that is has lots of practical advice for different stages but I find I refer to Baby Care more often than Baby Love. It has more practical info on breastfeeding with pictures that really helped me. I had a lot of trouble with feeding and found the info in it really useful.
    Kidwrangling by Kaz Cooke is another great one, is written in a very laid back, approachable style. Has lots of great general info, I re-read that one a lot too.
    A slightly off the wall one that I loved is called Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies, and it looks at the science behind lots of different pregnancy and baby related myths. It appealed to my scientific nature, but is also just an easy fun read if you want a break from the more technical books.
    Good Luck and happy reading!

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    Pinky McKay has some great stuff and a good website too. She is a trained lactation consultant and mother of 5 (i think it's 5.. anyway) Her style is gentle guidance rather than baby training.

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    I would also recommend Pinky McKay

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    Another vote for baby love by robin barker

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    What about 'helping your baby to sleep' by Macgregor and Geffin? Has anyone read that??


 

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