Baby Care Handouts

The handouts and resources on this website are for general information only, are supplemental to the classes I teach, and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. Your caregiver should be consulted for advice with regard to your individual situation.

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Attachment Parenting/ Bonding


Baby Medications Given After Birth

Baby Wearing

Behavior Issues

Car Seat Safety

  • see links to websites under Baby Care Resources.

Child Development/ Parenting/ Education

Zero to Three

Time for School



Diaper Changing

Feeding Solids


Newborn Tests


Potty Training


Sibling Preparation



Book, Magazine and Video Recommendations

Baby Care
The Baby Book, by Dr William Sears and Martha Sears RN
The Other Baby Book, by Megan Massaro and Miriam Katz

Bonding/ Attachment/ Child Development
Bonding by Marshall Klaus MD, John Kennell MD, Phyllis Klaus CSW, MFCC
Our Babies Ourselves by Meredith Small
The Vital Touch Sharon Heller PhD
Attachment Parenting by Katie Granju and Betsy Kennedy RN, MSN

Emotional and Behavioral Development
Your Amazing Newborn, by Klauss and Klauss

Education/ School
The Schools are Children Deserve, by Kohn
Multiple Intelligences, by Garner

Becoming a Father, Dr Sears

Parenting Young Children, STEP by Dinkmeyer, and McKay
The Parent’s Handbook, STEP by Dinkmeyer and McKay

Premature Baby(s)
Preemies, by Linden, Paroli, Dr. Doron
The Premature Baby Book, by Dr. Sears and Sears

From One Child to Two, by Judy Dunn
Siblings Without Rivalry, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Sibling Preparation- to read to the expectant young sibling. All these books can be found in the Santa Clara County Library system.
When You Were a Baby, by Katharine Ross
The New Baby, by Fred Rogers
I Am A Big Sister (Brother), by Joanna Cole

Twins and More
Having Twins and More, by Noble
Mothering Multiples, by Gromada

Online Magazine Subscription
Mothering 1-800-984-8116


The Vaccine-Friendly Plan, by Dr Paul Thomas and Dr Jennifer Margulis
Vaccinations- A Thoughtful Parents Guide, by Dr Aviva Jill Romm
The Vaccine Book, by Dr Robert Sears

Video- On How to Soothe Crying Baby
Happiest Baby on the Block, by Harvery Karp, MD