The New Dad's Survival Guide: Man-to-Man Advice for First-Time Fathers (Google eBook)

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Hachette Digital, Inc., Sep 3, 2007 - Family & Relationships
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FATHERHOOD DEMYSTIFIED! Finally-a manual for new dads that deciphers the immensely confusing world of fatherhood and gives crucial tips and advice from a man's point of view. No psychobabble, no warm fuzzies-just a hilarious (and surprisingly practical) military-style guide to surviving and thriving through even the queasiest moments of pregnancy, birth, and babyhood. Seasoned father and master infant-tamer Scott Mactavish breaks the Baby Code down and lays it out in straight-up guyspeak. The New Dad's Survival Guide includes declassified information on such topics as: * Cutting the Cord: The Moment of Truth * Feeding and Cleaning the NFU (New Family Unit) * Surviving Sleep Deprivation * Relieving Stress Without Booze * The Great Boob Irony * Pee, Poo, Hurl, and Snot: Getting Used to the Bodily Functions * Critical Survival Tips Never Before Revealed * Sex: Let the Games Begin Again...Finally * Dozens of Essential Terms Defined, Including Binky, Onesie, Diaper Genie, Passy, and Sippy Cup GRAB YOUR BOOTS AND STRAP ON YOUR HELMET! THE BABIES ARE COMING!
  

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Review: The New Dad's Survival Guide: Man-to-Man Advice for First-Time Fathers

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

All kidding aside, this book is really, really useful. Yes, the tongue-in-cheek faux-drill-seargant writing gets tiresome, but the clear step-by-step what-to-expect explanations are really handy. Plus ... Read full review

Review: The New Dad's Survival Guide : Man-to-Man Advice for First-Time Fathers

User Review  - Candi - Goodreads

There were some pretty funny spots, but I thought this book was much less informative than other books geared towards a similar audience (Baby Owner's Manual; Be Prepared). He defers to outside ... Read full review

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Contents

THE BIRTH
25
OPERATIONS
49
HEALTH
69
ANCILLARY DUTIES
81
GLOSSARY
101
DEBRIEF
129
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Mactavish is a filmmaker, a writer, and the father of two boys. He divides his time between New York City and Charlottesville.

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