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Where Do Babies Come From?


Here are some books to help answer some of the questions children of all ages may have about this process.






Saltz, Gail
J612.6 SALTZ

"Mom, where do babies come from?" Many parents live in fear of the day their child asks that question--which inevitably happens, often as early as the preschool years. Here is a picture book designed especially for young children who are becoming sexually aware but aren't ready to learn about sexual intercourse.
Nystrom, Carolyn
J241.66 NYSTR

Explains, from a Christian perspective, the fundamentals of human sexuality emphasizing that sex is part of God's gift of marriage and family.
Hickling, Meg
J613.9 HICKL

For ages 9-12. With humour and sensitivity, this book provides no-nonsense answers for children -- and parents -- with questions about sex. Specifically designed for young readers, the book walks children through the wonders of their bodies in a direct, easy-to-read manner.
Chrisman, Kent
J306.7 CHRIS (PTC)

An NAEYC Comprehensive Membership Benefit. Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-85).
Brewer, Janet Neff
J241.66

Presents a Christian view of sexuality as well as simple explanations of how babies are conceived and born and how to take care of one's body.
Mayo, Mary Ann
J649.65

Simple text, Bible verses, and illustrations introduce the principles of sexuality.
Harris, Robie H.
J613.9 HARRI, 2009

When children wonder about sex, where will they go for the answers? Providing accurate, lucid, unbiased answers to nearly every conceivable question children may have about sexuality, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL is here to help.
Annunziata, Jane
J612.6 ANNUN

Text and illustrations explain the male and female body, conception, pregnancy, and birth. Includes a note to caregivers and glossary.
Blackall, Sophie
JE BLACK

After learning that his parents are expecting a baby, a young boy asks several people where babies come from and gets a different answer from each before his parents have a chance to give the right answer. Includes advice on answering questions about reproduction.
Jones, Stanton
J241.66 JONES

Lays a spiritual foundation for the child's understanding of his or her sexuality. Develop an appreciation for God's marvelous gift by understanding some of the basics of human reproduction. Discusses the growth of a child inside the mother's body and the birth process.
Christenson, Larry
J241.66 CHRIS

A discussion, presented on two reading levels, of human reproduction and sexuality from a Christian viewpoint.
Silverberg, Cory
J612.6 SILVE

What Makes a Baby is a children’s picture book about where babies come from that is written and illustrated to include all kinds of kids, adults, and families. ??Geared to readers from pre-school to about 8 years old, it teaches curious kids about conception, gestation, and birth in a way that works regardless of whether or not the kid in question was adopted, conceived using reproductive technologies at home or in a clinic, through surrogacy, or the old fashioned way (you know, with two people and some sexual intercourse), and regardless of how many people were involved, their orientation, gender and other identity, or family composition.
Harris, Robie H.
J612.6 HARRI

Follows the adventures of young Gus and Nellie, who watch their mother's pregnancy and anticipate the arrival of a new sibling while learning engaging facts about how unborn babies develop.
Brown, Laurie Krasny
J649.65 BROWN

Answers some of the most common questions about sex and development.
Hummel, Ruth
J241.66 WHERE, 2008

Sex instruction for primary school age children, presented from a Christian point of view.
Hummel, Ruth
J241.66 WHERE, 2008

Sex instruction for primary school age children, presented from a Christian point of view.
Royston, Angela
J612.6

A gentle, reassuring book that answers a child's first questions about how life begins. Follow this simple photographic story and discover the natural cycle behind the birth of a seedling, duckling, kitten, and baby.
Harris, Robie H.
J612.6 HARRI

This series for young children provides easy-to-understand facts and answers. Launching the series is Who Has What?, a simple story following Nellie and Gus on a family outing to the beach. Humorous illustrations, conversations between the siblings, and a clear text all reassure young kids that whether they have a girl's body or a boy's, their bodies are perfectly normal, healthy, and wonderful.
Greene, Carol
J241.66 WHY, 2008

Simple sex instruction for the preschooler, presented from a Christian point of view.
Greene, Carol
J241.66 WHY, 2008

Simple sex instruction for the preschooler, presented from a Christian point of view.