"A mom-lit pathbreaker"
- New York Times Book Review

Paula's essays appear in these anthologies:

  • Unbuttoned (2009)
  • Experts' Guide to the Baby Years
  • Stories for Sisters

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Paula's Favorite

Paula's Collaborations


The Happiest Toddler
on the Block

(Bantam Books, 2004,
rev. 2008)
by Harvey Karp, MD,
with Paula Spencer


Bright From the Start
The Simple, Science-Backed Way To Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind From Birth to Age 3
(Gotham Books, 2007, paperback 2008)
by Jill Stamm, PhD,
with Paula Spencer


Body, Soul, and Baby
A Doctor’s Guide to the Complete Pregnancy Experience, From Preconception to Postpartum
(Bantam Books, 2007)
by Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, with Paula Spencer


The V Book
(Bantam Books, 2002)
By Elizabeth Stewart, MD, and Paula Spencer


Consciously Female
How to Listen to Your Body and Your Soul for a Lifetime of Healthier Living
(Bantam Books, 2004)
By Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, with Paula Spencer



Parenting Guide to
Pregnancy and Childbirth

Parenting Guide to Your Toddler

Parenting Guide to
Positive Discipline

(Bantam Books,
1998-2001)
by Paula Spencer
and the editors of
Parenting Magazine