Multcolib Early Childhood Picks: Where do babies come from?

What to Expect When Mommy's Having A Baby
What to Expect When Mommy's Having A Baby By Murkoff, Heidi Eisenberg Book - 2000 j 649.65 M977w 2000 Parenting Available in some locations

Annotation:Author Heidi Murkoff extends a hand to children and parents as they tackle life's first experiences together. You're wondering how you're going to explain this miraculous, but complex, process to your older, but still very young, child. This book will help answer your child's questions about how a baby is created, how it grows, and how it comes out to join the family.

Tell Me My Story, Mama
Tell Me My Story, Mama By Lund, Deb Book - 2004 jE Parenting LUND Available in some locations

Annotation:Adorable illustrations of a family looking forward to the arrival of a new baby, a mother tells her young daughter of the time when they waited for her to be born.

What's Inside your Tummy, Mommy?
What's Inside your Tummy, Mommy? By Cocovini, Abby Book - 2008 j 612.6 C667w 2008 Parenting Available in some locations

Annotation:A month by month guide of life-size illustrations to show the growth and development of a baby inside the womb from the first month until birth.

Amazing You
Amazing You Getting Smart About your Private Parts By Saltz, Gail Book - 2005 j 612.6 S179a 2005 Parenting Available in some locations

Annotation:"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. Written with warmth and honesty, Amazing You! presents clear and age-appropriate information about reproduction, birth, and the difference between girls' and boys' bodies. Lynne Cravath's whimsical illustrations enliven the text, making this a book that parents will gladly share with their young ones.

Who Has What?
Who Has What? All About Girls' Bodies and Boys' Bodies By Harris, Robie H. Book - 2011 j 612.6 H315w 2011 Parenting Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

"Where Did I Come From?"
"Where Did I Come From?" The Facts of Life Without Any Nonsense and With Illustrations By Mayle, Peter Book - 1987 j 612.6 M469w Parenting Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the reproductive process from intercourse to birth.

There's A House Inside My Mommy
There's A House Inside My Mommy By Andreae, Giles Book - 2002 jE Parenting ANDREAE All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 1 copy

Annotation:A picture book about a young boy eagerly awaiting the birth of his brother or sister, while imagining that the baby is in a house inside his mother.

Who Has A Belly Button?
Who Has A Belly Button? By Batten, Mary Book - 2004 j 612.6 B335w 2004 Parenting Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduces what belly buttons are, how they are formed, and how they differ on the people and animals who have them.

Babies Don't Eat Pizza
Babies Don't Eat Pizza The Big Kids' Book About Baby Brothers and Baby Sisters By Danzig, Dianne Book - 2009 j 649.1 D199b 2009 Parenting Available in some locations

Annotation:A new baby is a major event, not least of all for older siblings. Danzig's nonsense tone will reassure readers, as she explains every thing from how babies grow to why they pull hair. Tilley's cartoons bring humor to the many unfamiliar aspects of life with a newborn. Appended tips for parents provide further assistance in preparing big kids for little ones.

It's So Amazing!
It's So Amazing! A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families By Harris, Robie H. Book - 1999 j 612.6 H315i 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:An American Library Association Notable Children's Book for parents and their elementary school age children to read and learn about having babies with cartoon illustrations.


Books to help parents answer their child when they ask "Where do babies come from?"

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