The 10 Best Baby Books For New Parents
This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Having your first baby can be both terrifying and wondrous, and oftentimes new parents don’t know what to expect with their incoming bundle of joy. Thankfully, there are myriad books available to make the process of raising a child less daunting and more manageable, and we've compiled a list that covers the spectrum — from comprehensive guides penned by experts to comical, lighthearted titles. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.
January 17, 2019:
To cater to parents of all backgrounds, our list contains diverse, highly-rated books that address many concerns, with a few humorous tomes thrown in for good measure. Included What to Expect and Caring for Your Baby for consumers who crave authoritative, encyclopedic options, Bringing Up Bebe and Welcome to the Club for uplifting and laugh-inducing selections, and added dedicated volumes for sleep therapy and breastfeeding.