One of the best ways to help transition your older children to a new baby is through books. Below are 10 recommended children’s books about a new baby. Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support!
The twins about to come any week now. We’ve had several months of preparing our three-year-old for the new additions. One of the best ways to explain the arrival of new siblings is to read books about a new baby.
He now knows that he’ll soon have two baby brothers, and that he’ll be a big brother himself. We highlight how fun it’ll be to take care of a baby. We also mention that they’ll cry—often.
Below are some of the books we enjoyed reading to our son. We tailored the language to fit our circumstances (e.g. “big brother,” “the babies,”). Hopefully this list can help you introduce the idea of your new baby to your older kids.
10 children’s books about a new baby:
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Below are more books SSBE readers suggested:
- King Baby by Kate Beaton
- Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats
- What Baby Needs by William Sears
- Baby Loves You So Much by Eileen Spinelli
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