My Boys Can Swim!: The Official Guy's Guide to Pregnancy

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Crown/Archetype, Feb 19, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 112 pages
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Finally—A Pregnancy Book That Won't Put Men to Sleep
My Boys Can Swim! tells real men everything they really want to know about pregnancy, such as: How much is it going to cost? Why does your wife primp before seeing her doctor when she hasn't put a stitch of make-up on for you in months? And, most important, what's it going to do to your sex life?
This rollicking, laugh-out-loud book is for expectant dads in search of bottom-line pregnancy information, without all that boring touchy-feely stuff you find in those books written for women. Inside you'll discover helpful—and hilarious—information and insights on such topics as:
The Maternity Wardrobe: "A key part of the maternity wardrobe is maternity underwear—parachute-like undies big enough to fit an NFL defensive lineman."
Baby Names: "Don't give your kids mockable names like Thaddeus, which is Greek for 'I'm a dork and should be beaten up.'"
The Birth: "No one told me it's normal that babies' heads can be misshapen at birth. I was convinced that my wife gave birth to Veldar, the conehead."

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Funny Book for dads to be

User Review  - phoebesmommy187716 -

Purchased as a gift for my hubby while we were expecting our daughter. We both enjoyed the book found it very funny not so much practical knowledge but an overview of the pregnancy experience. Very entertaining with funny little pictures Read full review

Enjoyable read, will having you laughing.

User Review  - Jose O. - Borders

I laughed out loud at least 5 times while reading this book. If you're like me & looking for a book to lighten the mood, make sure to read this book cover to cover. Ian does a great job describing ... Read full review


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About the author (2009)

New father Ian Davis is a lobbyist in Washington, D.C., for a Fortune 500 company.

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