The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-be

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Abbeville Press, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 215 pages
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This indispensable book explores the emotional, financial, and even physical changes the father-to-be may experience during his partner's pregnancy. Written in an easy-to-absorb format and filled with sound advice and practical tips for men on such topics as how to make sense of your conflicting emotions, how pregnancy affects your sex life, and how to start a college fund, this volume reassures, commiserates, and informs. It also incorporates the wisdom of top experts in the field, from obstetricians and birth-class instructors to psychologists and sociologists.This new edition features the latest research on many topics, from the reasons for premature births to nutritional supplements. The finances section has been updated; advice for expectant adoptive fathers has been added throughout; information for fathers expecting twins and other multiples is included; and the resources section and bibliography have been considerably expanded.Illustrated throughout with New Yorker-style cartoonsthat will make even the most anxious father chuckle, this book is the essential reference for all expectant couples.

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Review: The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips and Advice for Dads-to-Be

User Review  - Tyne Traverson - Goodreads

If you are not sure how you feel about your partner's pregnancy, if you're unclear about how to be a part of it, or if you have doubts about your fathering abilities, this book will help. It was fact ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tyler - Goodreads

This book was incredibly helpful for me. I just wish I hadn't skipped over the section on C-Sections since that's what my wife ended up needing. But it has definitely helped prepare me for my wife's pregnancy and the early stages of caring for our new baby. Read full review


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Sergio Zyman is the bestselling author of "The End of Marketing as We Know It" as well as the chairman of the Zyman Group, a strategic consulting firm whose clients include EDS, ConAgra Foods, Alcoa, and Blockbuster. He is also the namesake of Emory Universitys new Zyman Institute for Brand Science.

Armin A. Brott is a business writer.

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