Here is a collection of websites and books I recommend to any new parent and couple who want to stay together through this potentially challenging period of their lives.
Mothering from your Centre (Tami Lynn Kent)
Mothering the New Mother (Sally Placksin)
When Baby Makes Three (Gottman)
Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work (Gottman, PhD)
Rest, Play, Grow (Deborah Macnamara, PhD)
No Damage Discipline (Vanessa Lapointe, PhD) and Parenting Right from the Start
The Whole Brain Child (Daniel Siegel, MD & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD)
The Power of Showing Up (Daniel Siegel, MD & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD)
Parenting from the Inside Out (Daniel Siegel)
The Conscious Parent (Dr Shefali Tsabary)
The Awakened Family (Dr Shefali Tsabary)
Out of Control (Dr Shefali Tsabary)
Simplicity Parenting (Kim John Payne)
The Soul of Discipline (Kim John Payne)
Bonnie has studied Myrna Martin's work and clearly articulates some key points about bringing a baby into the world.
Watch the video at the end of this page:
Here is some info on sleep.
Various blogs are super one-stop-shops for advice from sleep to discipline:
On PostPartum Experiences & Support:
If you're in the Kootenays, here are some excellent professionals to help you along your journey: