There are various books that I have recommended to people over the years, and I thought it might be useful to list some of them here. I either recommend them for information or reassurance, depending on what is required.
Some of them talk about other people's experiences of motherhood and birth, some can help you learn more about your baby and some are just a bit of fun. I hope that you find them interesting and reassuring.
If you're struggling as a parent in some way, one or two of these books might not be helpful right now, in which case I would maybe wait until you feel more confident. I have noted this on books that I think might contain potential triggers.
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