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You read the pregnancy books, the nine months flew by without a hitch, the birth was brilliant and your healthy baby arrived on schedule. Job done, right? Often, the birth of your baby can feel like the end of the journey but really the adventure has only just begun. If you look down at you-junior, heart swelling with pride, then think 'What now?', this book is for you.
In this essential guide for new dads, Rob Kemp - the bestselling author of The Expectant Dad's Survival Guide - reveals what to expect in the first 18 months, arming you with the tools you need to be a fantastic dad. Covering everything from how to bond with your baby and support his development to practical issues, such as how to manage your working arrangements and finances, this book gives new dads the confidence, skills and knowledge to enjoy fatherhood - and do a brilliant job of it.
Entertaining, informative, and packed full of expert advice, The New Dad's Survival Guide is the go-to guide for modern, hands-on dads.
Becoming a dad can be a daunting time, especially when most pregnancy and parenting information is targeted towards women. This exciting new book, from a leading expert in working with expectant dads, doesn't sideline or speak down to men. Instead it provides an array of targeted information to fully prepare men for their new roles as both birth partners and fathers.
The Expectant Dad's Handbook is a one-stop guide for men on their path to fatherhood. It provides practical answers to all the questions on the mind of a dad-to-be from what to expect at each stage of pregnancy to how to cope with any worries and fears about becoming a dad. It also reveals unique insights into a dad's role during labour, showing key strategies for improving the birth.
Both practical and accessible, this guide will provide all the information and advice fathers need for the journey ahead.
Writing in his trademark light and accessible style, the founder of Dad.ie delivers a practical guide for expectant dads which offers an honest and modern account of pregnancy from a dad's perspective. Combining real-life experiences from a fraternity of Irish fathers and an expert panel of midwives, obstetricians, psychologists and family finance advisors, Irish Guide to Pregnancy for Dads will accompany the expectant Dad throughout each trimester, mood change, the labour ward and those first few months of new family life.
Includes technical, legal, medical and support issues. Full of guidance from midwives, obstetricians and psychologists. Deals with the financial impact of becoming a father. Contains sections of advice from experienced fathers.
As the husband of a family doctor, Andrew Watson thought having a baby would be a problem-free experience. Unfortunately, as he and his wife soon discovered, babies don't always read the textbooks. 'Down to Earth With a Bump' is a first-time dad's diary of the trials and tribulations of becoming a parent.
Practical, hands-on information for fathers-to-be
Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies is packed with practical, straightforward information for fathers-to-be, covering all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy from a dad's unique point of view.
When it comes to pregnancy, dads? roles have changed so much in the past few decades that expectant fathers don't always know where to turn to for guidance and advice on this milestone event. Now they do!
Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies covers:
What to expect at doctor's visits Tips for being a supportive partner during pregnancy and preparing for fatherhood Advice on birth plans, labour and delivery, and the first days and weeks of a baby's life
Packed with helpful information on the typical struggles and feelings expectant fathers face, Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies gives first-time fathers and veteran dads alike a wealth of useful information.