Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies

Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies

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by Matthew M. F. Miller, Sharon Perkins RN
     
 

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A practical, hands-on guide for fathers-to-be

When it comes to pregnancy, your role as a dad has changed so much in the past few decades that it's hard to know where to turn for guidance. Now you do! This hands-on, friendly guide is packed with practical information for fathers-to-be, covering all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of

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A practical, hands-on guide for fathers-to-be

When it comes to pregnancy, your role as a dad has changed so much in the past few decades that it's hard to know where to turn for guidance. Now you do! This hands-on, friendly guide is packed with practical information for fathers-to-be, covering all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy from your unique perspective.

  • Take the fear out of fatherhood — find out what modern fatherhood means, determine if you're ready for the financial and emotional demands of a baby, and learn what you don't know about conception
  • Pregnancy and childbirth 101 — get the lowdown on what to expect during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, from your perspective as well as your partner's
  • So you're a father — oh, boy (or girl)! — discover how to care for your newborn — from bottle feeding to changing diapers to soothing your baby
  • Be the perfect postpartum partner — support your partner by helping with the baby and household, and by attending to her emotionally as well

Open the book and find:

  • How a fetus develops in every trimester
  • Advice on when and how to share the good news
  • Tips on baby gift registry and setting up the nursery
  • What to expect during labor and delivery
  • What to expect the first six months after the baby arrives
  • The 4-1-1 on feeding and changing diapers
  • Tips for dealing with common illnesses and emergencies
  • Survival tips every new dad needs to know

Learn to:

  • Grasp the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy
  • Understand what to expect at doctor's visits
  • Be a supportive partner during (and after) pregnancy
  • Know what to expect during labor and delivery

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470767900
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/30/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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