5 Books Every New Parent Should Read

Parenting is a full-time job for both Mom and Dad. It doesn’t matter whether you have one child or five, it is hard. You need to know what exactly you are doing! Thankfully, there’s help.

If you are a new parent, it is always a great help to learn a thing or two. Here is a list of the best parenting books every new parent should read at least once.

  1. What to Expect When You’re Expecting
This is a great book for modern moms. It contains relevant information on basically everything. From week-by-week development of the baby to advice on being a mother to triplets, this book has everything. The recent edition of this book also contains information about the latest developments in obstetrics.
  1. The Whole-Brain Child
Written by Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatric, and Tina Payne Bryson, parenting expert, this book offers a state-of-the-art viewpoint to educating your child. It focuses on healthy brain development and aims to facilitate calmer, happier kids. It is based on the new science that explains how a child’s brain is initially wired, and how it matures with age. This book will help you to nurture your child in such a way that he or she can live a proper, happy, and balanced life.
  1. The Happiest Baby on the Block
This book is a saviour for all parents – it teaches you how to “switch-off” your little one’s crying. This book has influenced paediatricians and mothers all over the world. The tips in this book will make not only make your baby happy both the parents happy as well. It teaches you that calming babies is a piece of cake and there is no need to give up your sanity when your baby could be made happy in an instant!
  1. Design Mom
A great book for all those parents out there who are struggling to manage their house and keep control over the ever-growing stream of toys and clothes that magically appears with a baby! It provides tips on how to create a child-friendly environment, how to utilise the space in your house, and how to redesign and redecorate your house to adapt to the baby.
  1. Mothering and Daughtering
Every parent is afraid of their child’s teen years. This book teaches us that instead of fearing this stage, you can help your child through it. A mother can not only guide her daughter through this transition but also ensure she grows up to be a happy adult.