Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies

Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies

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A practical, hands-on guide for all dads-to-be

Being a dad has changed so much since you were born that you'd be forgiven for feeling a bit lost! This useful guide is filled with all the info that fathers-to-be need, covering the logistical, physical and emotional aspects of your journey into parenthood. Find out how you can get involved and support your partner!

  • Get to grips with Pregnancy 101 — understand how your baby develops

  • Plan for your baby's homecoming — discover the essential gear you need to buy (you need more than you think!)

  • Choose the right carer — decide on the best person to get you and your partner through the pregnancy and birth

  • Prepare for the big event — learn how to bea great birth partner and help your partner through labour

  • Keep your baby safe and sound — discover how to care for a newborn

  • Find support for yourself — work out who you can turn to for help

Open the book and find:

  • What to do when conception doesn't happen

  • How to play an involved and active part in your partner's pregnancy

  • Secrets for keeping your pregnant partner happy and healthy

  • Information on your role during labour

  • Advice on bringing your newborn home

  • Lists of essential gadgets for babies (and dads)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780730377375
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/19/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Stefan Korn, Scott Lancaster and Eric Mooij are directors of DIYFather, which aims to help men become the best fathers they can be. They are also proud dads.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: From Here to Paternity: Getting Pregnant 7

Chapter 1: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know . . . 9

Chapter 2: How to Make a Baby 25

Part II: What to Expect When She's Expecting 37

Chapter 3: The First Trimester 39

Chapter 4: The Second Trimester 57

Chapter 5: The Third Trimester 69

Part III: The Big Moment is Here: Birth 79

Chapter 6: Final Preparations 81

Chapter 7: Lights, Camera, Action: Giving Birth 95

Part IV: Life After Birth 105

Chapter 8: The First Few Days and Weeks 107

Chapter 9: What Happens When 129

Chapter 10: Finding Support 141

Part V: The Part of Tens 149

Chapter 11: Ten Ways to Improve Your Partner's Pregnancy 151

Chapter 12: Ten Gadgets to Enhance Your Fatherhood Journey 157

Glossary 163

Index 171

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