Build Your Nest: a postpartum planning workbook

Not Your Mother’s Postpartum Book

Rainbow Parenting: Your Guide to Raising Queer Kids and Their Allies

Rivers and Meadows

Hypnobirthing Hamilton/Lara Stewart-Panko, RSW


Parental Mental Health: Factoring in Fathers Workbook – Jane I. Honikman & Daniel B. Singley

Parental Mental Health: Factoring in Fathers – Jane I. Honikman & Daniel B. Singley

Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids – Dr. Mona Delahooke

Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family – La Leche League International

Attachment Roots: Developing the Capacity to Hold On When Apart – Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Getting Bedtime Right – Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Making Sense of Anxiety in Children and Youth – Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Becoming the Answer a Child Needs – Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Parenting Through The Pandemic – Dr. Gordon Neufeld (April 2020)

Making Sense of Kids – Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Preparing for Motherhood: You’re More Equipped Than You Think – Dr. Gordon Neufeld

How Brains are Built: The Core Story of Brain Development (Alberta Family Wellness)

How Early Childhood Experiences Affect Lifelong Health and Learning (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

Serve & Return Interaction Shapes Brain Circuitry (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

Experiences Build Brain Architecture (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

Ready4Routines: Building the Skills for Mindful Parenting (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

InBrief: Executive Function: Skills for Life and Learning (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University)

Hand Model of the Brain – Dr. Dan Siegel (long version)

Hand Model of the Brain – Dr. Dan Siegel (short version)

Hand Model of the Brain (kid-friendly)

Emily the Wellness Doula

Catherine Switzer Wellness, RHN, Doula, Yoga (@baby.beets)

Ruth Ruttan, Birth Doula & Pilates

Eleni Opperwall, RSW

Heather Boyd, Occupational Therapist

Tori Hamilton, RN, IBCLC, PMH-C (@themamanurse)

Blues and Beyond (Free Perinatal Mental Health Support)

Let’s Talk About the First Year of Parenting – Amy Brown

A Sensory Life

The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

Parenting with Theraplay®: Understanding Attachment and How to Nurture a Closer Relationship with Your Child – Vivien Norris & Helen Rodwell

A Little Book About (Series)

Institute of Child Psychology

Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, More Secure Kids – Kim John Payne, with Lisa M. Ross

The Bottom Line for Baby: From Sleep Training to Screens, Thumb Sucking to Tummy Time — What the Science Says – Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding – Ina May Gaskin

Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child’s Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore – Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, & Bert Powell, with Christine M. Benton

Generation Mindful

This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression – Karen Kleiman & Valerie Davis Raskin

Sex Positive Talks to Have With Kids: A guide to raising sexually healthy, informed, empowered young people – Melissa Pintor Carnagey

Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers – Gordon Neufeld, PhD, & Gabor Maté, MD

The Infant Course – Safe in the Seat

Transformed by Birth: Cultivating Openness, Resilience, and Strength for the Life Changing Journey from Pregnancy to Parenthood – Britta Bushnell, PhD

Solid Starts (Babyled Weaning & Picky Eating)

Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life – Dr. Stuart Shanker

Safe Infant Sleep: Expert Answers to Your Cosleeping Questions – James J. McKenna, PhD

Understanding Your Child’s sensory Signals (3rd Edition) – Angie Voss

We Are Family: The Modern Transformation of Parents and Children – Susan Golombok

The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them – Elaine N. Aron, PhD

Being at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst – Kim John Payne

Barefoot Babies

The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brain Gets Wired – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

Kaili Ets, Occupational Therapist (@theholisticbabyguru)

Munching Monster Chewlery (Fidgets, Chews, & Learning Tools)

Bright Minds Box

Playscapes by Parent Path

Well Moms & Co.

Little Bird Pediatric Dentistry (Milton, ON)

Ark Therapeutic

Kiwi Co.

Sensory Scout


Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting – The Gottman Institute

The Postpartum Stress Center

Postpartum Support International

A Kid’s Book About (Series)

Rest, Play, Grow – Deborah Macnamara, PhD

Mind in the Making

Curious Parenting

The Conscious Kid

Infant Risk Center (Medication Safety during Pregnancy/Lactation)

Safe in the Seat (Carseat Safety)

Pediatric Feeding & Nutrition – Melanie Potock

The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, & Resilience in Your Child – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

Growth, Development, & Function (Oral & Airway) – Little Bird Pediatric Dentistry

Safe Co-Sleeping Guidelines

Parenting in Ottawa (Global Resource)

Alberta Family Wellness Initiative

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder – Carol Stock Kranowitz

Zero to Three

Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development

Child Mind Institute

Maine Association for Infant Mental Health

Conscious Discipline

Self-Reg Parenting – The Mehrit Institute

Neufeld Institute

Infant/Child CPR, Choking, & Injury Prevention – Safe Beginnings

Starting Solids Course – Solid Starts

Wheels Up (Airplane Travel Course) – Safe in the Seat

Raising Them: Our Adventure in Gender Creative Parenting – Kyl Myers

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive – Daniel J. Siegel, PhD

Understanding Your Baby’s Sensory Signals – Angie Voss

Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioural Challenges – Mona Delahooke, PhD

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children – Ross W. Greene, PhD

And Baby Makes More: Known Donors, Queer Parents, and Our Unexpected Families – Susan Goldberg & Chloe Brushwood

The Transition to Parenthood: Thriving, Not Just Surviving – The Gottman Institute

Differently Wired: A Parent’s Guide to Raising an Atypical Child with Confidence and Hope – Deborah Reber

Trauma-Proofing Your Kids: A Parent’s Guide for Instilling Confidence, Joy, and Resilience – Peter A. Levine, PhD, & Maggie Kline

The Connected Parent: Real-Life Strategies for Building Trust and Attachment – Karyn Purvis, PhD & Lisa Qualls, with Emmelie Pickett

The Conscious Parent – Shefali Tsabary, PhD

Who’s Your Daddy?: And Other Writings on Queer Parenting – Rachel Epstein

Birth Without Fear – January Harshe

The Yes Brain Workbook: Exercises, Activities, and Worksheets to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, & Resilience in Your Child – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

No-Drama Discipline Workbook: Exercises, Activities, and Practical Strategies to Calm the Chaos and Nature Developing Minds -Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

Supporting Queer Birth: A Book for Birth Professionals and Parents – AJ Silver

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

The Whole Brain Child Workbook: Practical Exercises, Worksheets, and Activities to Nurture Developing Minds – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

Still Awake: Responsive Sleep Tools for Toddlers to Tweens – Lyndsey Hookway

Responsive Feeding: A Baby-First Guide to Stress-Free Weaning, Healthy Eating, & Mealtime Bonding – Melanie Potock

Raising a Happy, Healthy Eater: A Parent’s Handbook: A Stage-by-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating – Dr. Nimali Fernando & Melanie Potock

The Tiny Potty Training Book: A Simple Guide for Non-Coercive Potty Training (18-30+ months) – Andrea Olson

Go Diaper Free: A Simple Handbook for Elimination Communication – Andrea Olson

Awake at 3am: Yoga Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Pregnancy and Early Motherhood – Suzannah Neufeld

What About Us? A New Parent’s Guide to Safeguard Your Over-Anxious, Over-Extended, Sleep-Deprived Relationship – Karen Kleiman

The First-Time Mom’s Guide to Managing Triggers: Practical Strategies to Navigate Difficult Moments – Danielle Delorenzo

Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts – Karen Kleiman

Brave New Mama – Vicki Rivard

Infant & Early Mental Health Promotion (Sick Kids)

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing The New Mother – Amely Greeven, Heng Ou, & Marisa Belger

The Fourth Trimester – Kimberly Ann Johnson

Let’s Talk About Your New Family’s Sleep – Lyndsey Hookway

The Positive Breastfeeding Book – Amy Brown

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Ina May Gaskin

Let’s Talk About Preparing for Your Baby’s Birth – Jackie Kietz

The Pregnancy Workbook: Manage Anxiety and Worry with CBT and Mindfulness Techniques – Katayune Kaeni, PsyD