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We have compiled a list of books about different aspects of your child's care that we have found to be helpful. You may find that some better fit your style of parenting than others. Please, take the information that you find helpful and leave the rest. We want you to trust your parental instincts and always ask a professional if you question information you read.

General Care

  • New AAP website for parents with reliable, up-to-the-minute health advice, tools, and services for proactive parents!  Check out the app for iPhone and iPad as well!
  • AAP book for parents My Child is Sick! Expert Advice for Managing Commons Illnesses and Injuries by Barton D. Schmitt, MD
  • The Baby Book by William and Martha Sears.                                   
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Child Care Series: Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5; Caring for your School Age Child: Ages 5 - 12; Caring for your Adolescent: ages 12 to 21.
  • Girlfriends' Guide Series: The Girlfriends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood; The Girlfriends' Guide to Toddlers (Vicki Lovine)
  • (get a start on your child's 529 plan for college)
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Activities for Mom & Baby 


Anger Management in Children


  • Mother's Milk Company Lactation Consultant (Barbara Hardin)
  • Increasing Milk Supply
  • So That's What They're For! (Janet Tamaro)
  • Nursing Mother's Companion (Kathleen Huggins)
  • Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning (Kathleen Huggins)
  • The Breastfeeding Book (Martha Sears)
  • Mothering Your Nursing Toddler (Norma Baumgartner)
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (La Leche League)
  • La Leche League International Breastfeeding Support



CPR Classes



  • NEW AAP website for parents
  • Touchpoints (T. Berry Brazleton)
  • The Very Best Baby (free magazine with timely development and nutritional concerns, Call 1-800-759-8502)
  • Baby Signs (Linda Acredolo)
  • Sign With Your Baby (Joseph Garcia)


  • Smart Love (Pieper and Pieper)
  • Smart Love Family Services
  • Raising your Spirited Child (Mary Sheedy Kurcinka)
  • Raising your Spirited Child Workbook (Mary Sheedy Kurcinka)
  • No, Why Kids -of All Ages- Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can Say It
  • The Discipline Book (William Sears)
  • The Successful Child (William Sears)
  • How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk (Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish)
  • Parenting with Love and Logic:  Teaching Kids Responsibility (Kline and Fay)
  • 1-2-3 Magic (Thomas Phelan, MD)
  • (1-2-3 Magic website) (Walsh)
  • Raising Respectful, Responsible and Resilient Children, Skills for the Divorced/Divorcing Parent and other workshops, parent coaching.

Discussing Death with Children

Grief Resources in the Loss of a Child

  • Compassionate Friends
  • Heartlight (through Children's Memorial Hospital)
  • A Broken Heart Still Beats: After Your Child Dies (Anne McCracken, and Mary Semel)

Medical Information


New Moms' Groups

Nighttime Help

  • (postpartum doulas)
  • Rita's Baby Nurse Service (773) 719-8602
  • Hush-a-Bye Baby Sleep Nanny  (773) 742-8846
  • Linda Salem - single/multiple night nanny -
    (847) 296-2842


  • Guide to your Child's Nutrition (AAP)
  • The Family Nutrition Book (William Sears)
  • Super BabyFood (Ruth Yaron)
  • First Meals (Annabel Karmel)
  • New Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner (Annabel Karmel)
  • The Healthy Baby Meal Planner (Annabel Karmel)
  • The Top 100 Baby Purees (Annabel Karmel)
  • Nourished Living
  • Eat with Confidence


Preparing Children for Surgery/Procedures


Sibling Rivalry

  • Siblings Without Rivalry (Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish)
  • Sibling Wars Article (from


Safe Seafood and Fish


  • Guide to your Child's Sleep (AAP)
  • Nighttime Parenting (William Sears)
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child (Marc Weissbluth)
  • Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems (Richard Ferber)
  • The No-Cry Sleep Solution (Elizabeth Pantley)
  • Sleepless in America:  Misbehaving or Missing Sleep? (Mary Sheedy Kurcinka)

Special Needs Resources

Spirited Children

  •  Raising your Spirited Child (Mary Sheedy Kurcinka)
  • Raising your Spirited Child Workbook (Mary Sheedy Kurcinka)

Stress in Childhood



  • Carol Mayer, Speech Pathologist, Orofacial Myologist
    (312) 932-9244
  • My Thumb and I: A Proven Approach to Stop a Thumb or Finger Sucking Habit for Ages 5-10 (Carol Mayer)
  • Shari Green, Orofacial Myologist (847) 641-4444

Toilet Training/Bedwetting

Travelling with Children

Vaccine Information

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1525 West Belmont Ave Suite 103
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 880-1738
Fax: 773-472-7395

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