Books in the Library About Giving Birth to a Child with a Disability

21 October 2019

Our Librarian Jan takes a look at the books we have available to borrow from our library that cover pregnancy and giving birth to a child with a disability.

General books

  • L6316   Celebrating and Caring for your Baby with Special Needs: uplifting tips and advice to help you through the early months of this stressful time by Diane Craver
  • L6684   Parenting Your Disabled Child: the first three years by Margaret Barrett
  • L6285   You and Your Disabled Child: a practical guide for parents by Margaret Barrett
  • L6251   When Your Child Has a Disability: the complete sourcebook of daily and medical care by Mark Batshaw
  • L6837   Understanding Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Early Years: principles and perspectives by Janice Wearmouth

Specifically about Down Syndrome

  • L6129   Gifts: mothers reflect on how children with Down Syndrome enrich their lives by Kathryn Lynard Soper
  • L6164   Babies with Down Syndrome: a new parents’ guide by Karen Stray-Gundersen
  • L6708   Hope: celebrate your baby with Down Syndrome by Tania Khan


  • L6211   Blue Sky July by Nia Wyn
  • L6663   The Skies I’m Under: the rain and shine of parenting a child with complex disabilities by Rachel Wright
  • L6202   Expecting Adam: a true story or birth transformation and unconditional love by Martha Beck

If you would like to find out more about our library or borrow any of these books check out our library page.

2 thoughts on “Books in the Library About Giving Birth to a Child with a Disability”

  1. yvonne Williams

    hi im looking for a place i can purchase social storys my 5 year old son who has asd is pushing and teasing children in school and they have asked me to have a look at social storys if you could point me in the right direction that will be great thank you

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