Coping with a new brother or sister

Helping my child cope with a new arrival in the family

Video from Parentchannel. Enjoy hearing from other parents and see what top tips they suggest!



  • Aren’t you Lucky! A new baby story by Laurence Anholt“A great little book especially if your older child is a girl. The twist is of course that it’s the baby who is lucky to have such a great older sibling. Sensitive and funny, my daughter loved this and we had to read it many times “
  • You Were the First by Patricia Maclachlan. A beautifully illustrated book. 
  • The Positive Parenting Project has a list of books to help prepare toddlers for a new arrival, and more suggestions for sibling rivalry and for coping with change.l