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Parents' Primer: Birth & Babies

"WHERE DO BABIES COME FROM?"

Books

AUTHOR TITLE DATE CALL #
J241.65 WHERE Where Do Babies Come From? For Boys ages 7 - 9
Sex instruction for primary school age children, presented from a Christian point of view.
2008
J241.66 CHRIST Christenson, Larry The Wonderful Way Babies Are Made
A discussion, presented on two reading levels, of human reproduction and sexuality from a Christian viewpoint.
2000
J241.66 NYSTR Nystrom, Carolyn Before I Was Born
Explains, from a Christian perspective, the fundamentals of human sexuality emphasizing that sex is part of God's gift of marriage and family.
1995
J241.66 WHERE Where Do Babies Come From? For Girls ages 7 - 9
Sex instruction for primary school age children, presented from a Christian point of view.
2008
J305.23 Ziefert, Harriet Getting Ready for New Baby
Text and illustrations featuring dog characters explain where babies come from, how they are made, and how they affect the family.
1990
J306.87 Murkoff, Heidi What to Expect When Mommy's Having a Baby
This title in the What to Expect - Kids series tries to give voice to some of the questions your child may have about how a baby is created, how it grows and how it is born into the family.
2000
J612.6 Ganeri, Anita Birth And Growth
Anita Ganeri explains life and growth from the start of life as a fertilized egg through the birth process to growing up and growing old.
1995
J612.6 Nilsson, Lennart How Was I Born?
This gentle and magical story unfolds through the eyes of five year old Mary and six year old John and the amazing photographs of Lennart Nilsson.
1994
J612.6 HARRI Harris, Robie It's So Amazing
Uses bird and bee cartoon characters to present straightforward explanations of topics related to sexual development, love, reproduction, adoption, sexually transmitted diseases, and more.
1999
J612.6 SMITH Smith, Alastair How Are Babies Made?
Lift the flaps to see how a baby grows inside its mother.
2003
J612.63 Cole, Joanna How You Were Born
Text and photos explain how a baby is conceived, how it grows inside the mother, and how it is born.
1993
J612.63 Cole, Joanna When You Were Inside Mommy
It's natural for children to wonder where they came from. Joanna Cole tells the story in clear and simple terms. A Note to Parents is included.
2001
J612.63 MAYLE Mayle, Peter Where Did I Come From?
Describes the reproductive process from intercourse to birth.
2000
J618.2 BUTLE Butler, Dori Hillestad My Mom's Having a Baby!
A young girl's mom is having a baby, and she learns about where the baby came from, as well as about its prenatal growth and development.
2005
J649.65 Brown, Laurie Krasny What's the Big Secret?: A Guide to Sex for Girls and Boys
Answers some of the most common questions about sex and development.
1997
J649.65 BURNS Burns, Jim How God Makes Babies
"Sex education for children ages 6 to 9, from a Christian point of view" -- back cover.
2009
J649.65 HARRI Harris, Robie It's Not the Stork
IT'S NOT THE STORK! helps answer these endless and perfectly normal questions that preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school children ask about how they began. Through lively, comfortable language and sensitive, engaging artwork, Robie H. Harri
2006
J649.65 WHY Greene, Carol Why Boys and Girls are Different
Simple sex instruction for the preschooler, presented from a Christian point of view.
2008
JE Anderson, Rachel Hello Peanut!
A little girl and her mother await the birth of a new sibling comparing its growing size to common items.
2003
JE CELCE Celcer, Irene The Gift of Egg Donation
Hope and Will fall in love, get married, and try very hard to have a baby before their doctor tells them they need a special baby-making egg from a donor before Hope can become pregnant.
2006
JE CELCE Celcer, Irene The Gift of Embryo Donation
Hope and Will fall in love, get married, and try very hard to have a baby before their doctor tells them they need a special loving couple to donate an embryo which the doctor would place in Hope's uterus.
2006
JE CELCE Celcer, Irene The Gift of Sperm Donation
Hope and Will fall in love, get married, and try very hard to have a baby before their doctor tells them they need a special baby-making seed from a sperm donor before Hope can become pregnant.
2006
JE CELCE Celcer, Irene The Gift of Surrogacy
Hope and Will fall in love, get married, and try very hard to have a baby before their doctor tells them they need a surrogate mother to carry their baby in her uterus.
2006
JE Farmer, Patti What's He Doing Now?
Lewis is curious about what is happening inside his mother when she tells him they are expecting a new baby.
1998
JE Fearnley, Jan A Special Something
A little girl imagines what strange things could be inside her mother's tummy.
2000
JE HOLT Holt, Sharon Did My Mother Do That?
With the promise of hearing about the day she was born, Holly and her father first imagine the birth of several different animals including chickens, kittens, and kangaroos.
2010
PTC J649.65 BERMA Berman, Laura Talking to Your Kids about Sex: Turning "The Talk" into a Conversation for Life
Contents: Talking about the body -- Talking about the mind -- Talking about the media -- Talking about friends and influences -- Talking about romantic relationships -- Talking about sexual relationships -- Talking about safer sex.
2009

Videos

CALL # TITLE DATE
V J612.661 BIRDS The Birds, the Bees and Me - For Girls
A successful approach to education children on the subjects of puberty, sex and childbirth. A great tool to open communication between a child and a parent.
2003

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