Your Pregnancy for the Father-to-Be

Your Pregnancy for the Father-to-Be

by Judith Schuler
     
 

Pregnancy is a thrilling adventure for a couple. Although most of the attention is directed at moms-to-be, the nine months of pregnancy can be an exciting, moving experience for a man as he faces and deals with the many emotional and physical changes the time brings.Filled with sound advice and practical tips, Your Pregnancy for the Father-to-Be explores the

Overview

Pregnancy is a thrilling adventure for a couple. Although most of the attention is directed at moms-to-be, the nine months of pregnancy can be an exciting, moving experience for a man as he faces and deals with the many emotional and physical changes the time brings.Filled with sound advice and practical tips, Your Pregnancy for the Father-to-Be explores the important role a man plays over the course of this journey. Examining how pregnancy affects the expectant dad, it explains how being knowledgeable about pregnancy, birth, and the new baby will enable him to help and support his pregnant partner. Comprehensive and accessible, this wise guide includes information on:Physical changes a pregnant woman experiences and how an expectant dad can provide comfort and helpTests and medical procedures a mother-to-be may undergoLaws that may affect an expectant father or new dadBeing a labor coach and what labor and delivery are really likeCosts of having a baby, childcare expenses, and planning for the futureThe impact of pregnancy on a couple's relationship and how they can handle itA comprehensive glossary of pregnancy and childbirth terms and a complete resources section

Editorial Reviews

The coauthors of the much-acclaimed Your Pregnancy series have prepared this guide on pregnancy and childbirth specifically for dads. It contains essential info about physical changes during pregnancy; medical tests and procedures that mothers-to-be undergo; and a helpmate's role during labor and thereafter. There ius also a helpful section on the cost associated with pregnancy and childcare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555613457
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
01/16/2003
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Glade B. Curtis, M.D., M.P.H., is board-certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the father of five. He lives in Utah. Judith Schuler, M.S., has worked and cowritten books with Dr. Curtis for more than twenty years. Ms. Schuler divides her time between homes in Wyoming and Arizona.

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