Becoming a new parent can be an overwhelming time in life. There are resources out there designed to assist you, but how can you locate them? Where should you put your trust as you advocate for your newborn child?
Moreover, there are so many decisions to be made regarding infant care and parenting (e.g to breastfeed or not to breastfeed). In addition, there are many competing philosophies behind some of these choices. While there's a lot of information out there to guide you (in addition to your own beliefs, philosophies, etc), it can be difficult to find quality information in a sea of options.
This guide is a resource designed to assist new parents with these struggles. It offers:
Secondarily, this libguide offers information on resources beyond what the library has to offer. Namely, this includes:
What this guide does NOT include:
We hope it is helpful, and we appreciate any feedback you might offer us!
1) Every book listed in this libguide is available at the Salem Public Library.
2) This libguide will be updated on an ongoing basis in order to reflect new information and publications.