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Parents' Primer: Birth & Babies


Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
J599 MARTI Martin, Chia We Like to Nurse
Each page depicts different mammals nursing their young.
J599.5 YOUNG Young, Mary We Like to Nurse Too
This book explores how mother sea mammals nurse their babies, just like humans mothers.
J611 YAGYU Yagyu, Genichiro Breasts
Explains the nature and development of breasts in females and how they are used to breast-feed milk to babies. Includes a section for mothers to read to children who were not breast-fed for medical reasons.
J649.33 BRADL, 1999 Bradley-McBeth, Anna E. I Eat at Mommy's
Explores the experience of breastfeeding beyond infancy.
J649.33 MOEN Moen, Cecilia Breastmilk Makes My Tummy Yummy
"A picture book celebrating the joys of breastfeeding."--back cover.
J649.33 OLSEN Olsen, Mary I'm Made of Mama's Milk
Written from the perspective of a nursing child. True-to-life images and rhyming verse portray breastfeeding in a natural and positive way.
J649.33 SERAF Serafin, Lauren Saturday with Mez : A Day in the Life of a Breastfeeding Toddler
A children's board book portraying a breastfeeding toddler during one of his typical days.
JE BLACK Blackman, S.A. A Smickmackamookum Drinks Belly
A delightful adventure of three year old Harriet and her best friend Lisa, who discover that nursing moms do not make chocolate milk.
JE HENDR Hendricks, Christy Jo Mommy Feeds Baby
Illustrated story about why a mother breastfeeds her baby.
JE NEWMA Newman, Colleen Near Mama's Heart
"a gentle and loving book with real pictures of nursing babies and their families."--back cover.
JE ROSS Ross, Michael Elsohn Mama's Milk
Illustrations and rhyming text portray baby mammals nursing.
JE VISIO Vision, David & Mutiya My Very Breast Friend
A baby is comforted by and depends on his mother's breasts, but eventually grows to eat regular food.
S JE ROSS Ross, Michael Elsohn Mama's Milk / Mama me alimenta
Illustrations and rhyming text portray baby mammals nursing. Bilingual English / Spanish.
CD JZM MALA WIO B00 Malatt, Moorea Whip It Out: Songs for Breastfeeding (Music CD)
Contents: Rock this baby -- 1000 raisins -- Booby snack -- Miracle baby -- The nakie -- The mamababy connection -- Witness -- Bottles up! Bottoms up! -- Deep December -- Sleepy sheepy -- Lullabye.

If you need help finding these or other Library materials, please check with anyone in Children's Services. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!

This list was created by Mary Voors and is maintained by Children's Services librarians.
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