*The Regional Center for Infants and Young Children is a private, nonprofit agency established in part to share with parents the latest findings in infant and early childhood emotional development. Write: 11710 Hunter's La., Rockville, Md. 20852, or call 984-4444.

*"Finding the Best Care for Your Infant or Toddler," a free pamphlet from the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, is available by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to NCCIP, 733 15th St. NW, Suite 921, Washington, D.C. 20005. "Who Will Mind the Babies?," a public policy paper of the NCCIP, is available free from the same address.

*"The Crisis in Infant and Toddler Child Care," a report by Washington's Ad Hoc Day Care Coalition, is available for $2.50 from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1834 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009.

*The Parent Connection, in Bethesda, a nonprofit organization, offers seminars and resource materials for working parents, including how to select and evaluate child care. 320-2321.

*The Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy's Infant Care Leave Project plans to publish a series of articles and reports on various aspects of infant care that will be incorporated into a book next year. For information contact project director Meryl Frank, Yale Bush Center, P.O. Box 11A Yale Station, New Haven, Conn. 06520-7382. Books

*"Mother Care/Other Care," by Sandra Scarr; Basic Books, $16.95.

"First Feelings: Milestones in the Emotional Development of Your Baby and Child From Birth to Age 4," by Standley Greenspan, MD, and Nancy Thorndike Greenspan; Viking, $17.95.

*"Working and Caring," by T. Berry Brazelton, MD; Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., $16.95.

*"A Mother's Work," by Deborah Fallows; Houghton Mifflin Co., $16.95.

*"The First Three Years of Life," by Burton White; Prentice Hall, $16.95.

*"The Unheralded Majority: Contemporary Women as Mothers," by Lydia N. O'Donnel; Lexington Books, $20.

*"Of Cradles & Careers: A Guide to Reshaping Your Job to Include a Baby in Your Life," by Kayle Lowman; New American Library, $11.95.