Resources & Recommendations

Books

Note: the book links below link to Amazon for convenience, however I highly encourage you to seek out these books from local or independently owned stores

Web Resources

Infant Mental Health
Infant Mental Health Promotion [Sick Kids Hospital]
Maine Association for Infant Mental Health 
Zero to Three
Child Mind Institute  
Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development 
Institute of Child Psychology
The Neufeld Institute

Parenting
Zero to Three [Early development, learning, parenting]
The Conscious Kid [Diverse children’s library & resource centring underrepresented and oppressed groups] 
Self Regulation [Stuart Shanker]
Mind in the Making [Early learning and executive-function skill building]
Seed and Sew [Emotional intelligence] & Voices of your Village Podcast 
The Gottman Institute [Relationships & emotion coaching] 
Tinyhood [Online parenting courses for the early years]
Go Diaper Free [Elimination communication & non-coercive potty training] 

Postpartum Support International [Perinatal mental health support and resources] 
Conscious Discipline [Resources for teachers, mental health specialists, and parents]
Safe in the Seat [Car seat safety]
Safe Co-sleeping [Guidelines & research]
Infant Risk Center [Prescription medications during pregnancy/breastfeeding]

Retail
Barefoot Babies [Web & Ottawa Street location]
Generation Mindful [Time-In Toolkit]
Lovevery [Stage-based Play Kits & more]
Tiny Undies [Elimination communication & non-coercive potty training]
Platypus Media [Breastfeeding-friendly parenting and children’s books/resources]