Are you a new parent trying to navigate through your baby's 1st year? Whether this is your first baby, or number 4, these books can help you navigate through your child's first 2 years of life. We selected books that come highly recommended by parents and doctors and that we feel are easy and simple to read and get the information you need quickly-because who has time to read?

Top Recommended Parenting Books on Babycare

Your Baby's First Year (Second Edition)This book is a must-have for every parent. It is a book you should buy for yourself and consider buying for other new parents you know. I have 3 children and I still refer to this book when my baby is sick or I want to check on something-especially in the middle of the night. This book gives you an overview of every stage of development for your baby and toddler. It goes through the body by function-so if your child has a fever or cough-it goes through possible reasons, and how to treat and when or why to call your doctor immediately or the next day.

Your Child's Health: The Parents' Guide to Symptoms, Emergencies, Common Illnesses, Behavior, and School ProblemsThis book is a must-have once you have children that are over 2 years old through their teen years. I began using this book with my toddler and grade schooler to refer to it for sicknesses and developmental concerns as a starting point. I do research on the internet all of the time, but often, in the middle of the night, you want sound, reliable information that is quick to get to and this book gives parents just that.

Top Book for Parents About Overall Nutrition for Baby and Children

American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Your Child's Nutrition: Making Peace at the Table and Building Healthy Eating Habits for LifeOr if you want to learn more about your baby or child and proper nutrition, I would recommend ordering the Book below- a Guide to Your Child's Nutrition. It has information about a proper diet, what to feed your kids and amounts to feed them. It is a very helpful book for parents.