It wasn’t that long ago when the only resource that parents could reliably turn to were books. Nowadays, flipping through a book may not be most parents’ first instinct when looking for parenting advice.
Instant access to blogs, websites, and forums provide multitudes of answers and “expert opinions,” which can either be helpful or contradicting and overwhelming. Books are still a valuable resource when it comes to parenting. Just because information is printed in a book does not mean it is infallible.
However, it is much easier to find reliable reviews and criticisms of published works from reputable sources than of websites or blogs.
The following parenting books discuss topics about parenting that start at conception and cover all the way to young adulthood.