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37 Books Every Parent Should Read

Here's what to read when you're expecting.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what books they think every parent should read. Here are their recommendations.

1. Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Year: From Doctors Who Are Parents, Too!

2. The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine

3. Toddlers Are A**holes: It's Not Your Fault by Bunmi Laditan

4. Nurture the Wow by Danya Ruttenberg

5. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, and Teresa Pitman

6. I Heart My Little A-Holes by Karen Alpert

7. Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year by Anne Lamott

8. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child: A Step-by-Step Program for a Good Night's Sleep by Marc Weissbluth, M.D.

9. Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

10. The Attachment Parenting Book by William Sears and Martha Sears

11. NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

12. Be Prepared: The Practical Handbook for New Dads by Gary Greenberg and Jeannie Hayden

13. The Sleep Lady®’s Good Night, Sleep Tight: Gentle Proven Solutions to Help Your Child Sleep Well and Wake Up Happy by Kim West

14. If Your Kid Eats This Book, Everything Will Still Be Okay by Lara Zibners

15. Touchpoints by T. Berry Brazelton

16. What to Do When You're Having Two by Natalie Diaz

17. The Connected Child by Karyn B. Purvis, David R. Cross, and Wendy Lyons Sunshine

18. The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

19. The Wonder Weeks by Frans X. Plooij

20. Kid Cooperation by Elizabeth Pantley

21. Expecting Better by Emily Oster

22. The Mother of All Baby Books by Ann Douglas

23. Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems by Richard Ferber

24. Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne

25. Parenting With Love And Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

26. The Safe Baby by Debra Smiley Holtzman

27. The New Contented Little Baby Book by Gina Ford

28. Why Love Matters by Sue Gerhardt

29. The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp

30. The Natural Baby Sleep Solution by Polly Moore, Ph.D.

31. The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease

32. Birthing from Within by Pam England

33. Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

34. The Gentle Sleep Book by Sarah Ockwell-Smith

35. Baby 411: Clear Answers and Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year by Ari Brown and Denise Fields

36. Reading Magic by Mem Fox

37. The Baby Owner's Manual by Louis Borgenicht M.D. and Joe Borgenicht

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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