Dad's Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 30, 2014 - Health & Fitness - 384 pages
Every father-to-be's handbook for knowing what to expect when expecting!

In today's world, men are more involved in their wives' pregnancies than ever before. This 2nd Edition of Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies gives new fathers a hands-on guide that covers all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy. It is a wealth of information on topics, such as setting up the nursery, childbirth 101, and how to take care of your newborn. The book includes ideas for knowing the right time to break the news and the pregnancy timeline. Once the baby arrives, this handbook gives you the low-down on what you can expect during the first six months, such as how to change diapers and feed the little one.

You'll also explore much more in-depth topics such as the new technology behind ultrasounds, and the information that is gleaned from them, the lowdown on vaccination updates, information to take the fear out of cesarean sections, tips on prenatal depression, new developments on infertility treatments, and so much more!

  • Helps to take the fear out of fatherhood with down-to-earth advice and information
  • Reveals how smoking leads to development problems and the possible dangers of e-cigarettes
  • Shows new dads a playbook for how they can help throughout the pregnancy and during the delivery
  • Offers practical tips for chronicling baby's life from ultrasound to year one

If you're going to be a new dad, this is a survival guide of what to expect as your bundle of joy is on the way is the complete, easy-to-read resource for preparing with your partner.

 

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Contents

Introduction 1
3
Your Conception Primer
23
The Final Countdown Nine Months
49
Growing into the Second Trimester
75
Testing in the Second Trimester
81
Nesting Registering
95
Wont Go Wrong
113
Nearing the Finish Line
135
Caring for Your Newborn
203
Supporting the New Mom
231
Under Pressure How to Worry
255
Survival Tips for Bumps
273
Fun Freedom and Finances
299
Ensuring a Bright Future
323
The Part of Tens
341
Ten Ways to Bond as a New Family
349

Guaranteeing a Smooth Admissions Process
146
Whoa Baby Labor Delivery
175

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About the author (2014)

Matthew M.F. Miller is a father of two and author of Maybe Baby: An Infertile Love Story. Sharon Perkins is a seasoned author and registered nurse with 25+ years' experience providing prenatal and labor and delivery care.

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