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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Great read...must have for any new father

User Review  - ahdansing - Overstock.com

A hilarious take on becoming a father. Every man needs to be able to look at the situation with levity...esp while his partner is going through the horomes and the fear. And all the jokes while learning a lot about the processes. Excellent read! 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

Contents

Mission Impossible
3
Cmon Up Chuck
14
The Worlds Greatest Excuse
20
The Second Trimester
21
The Third Trimester
43
Epilogue
87
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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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