Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies
When it comes to pregnancy, dads' roles have changed so much in the past few decades that expectant fathers don't always know where to turn to for guidance and advice on this milestone event. Now they do!
Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies is packed with practical, straightforward information for fathers-to-be, covering all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy from dad's point of view.
- What to expect at doctor's visits
- Tips for being a supportive partner during pregnancy and preparing for fatherhood
- Advice on birth plans, labor and delivery, and the first days and weeks of a baby's life
Packed with helpful information on the typical struggles and feelings expectant fathers face, Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies gives first-time fathers and veteran dads alike a wealth of useful information.
Part I: So You Want to Be a Dad . . . .
Chapter 1: Fatherhood: A Glorious, Scary, Mind-Boggling, and Amazing Experience.
Chapter 2: Beyond the Bed: Conception Smarts.
Part II: Great Expectations: Nine Months and Counting.
Chapter 3: Surviving Sudden Doubts and Morning Sickness: The First Trimester.
Chapter 4: Growing Into the Second Trimester.
Chapter 5: The Fun Stuff: Nesting, Registering, and Naming.
Chapter 6: Expecting the Unexpected.
Chapter 7: In the Home Stretch: The Third Trimester.
Chapter 8: The Copilot’s Guide to Birthing Options.
Part III: Game Time! Labor, Delivery, and Baby's Homecoming.
Chapter 9: Surviving Labor and Delivery.
Chapter 10: Caring for Your Newborn.
Chapter 11: Supporting the New Mom.
Part IV: A Dad's Guide to Worrying.
Chapter 12: Dealing with Difficult Issues after Delivery.
Chapter 13: Daddy 911: Survival Tips for Bumps, Lumps, and Scary Moments.
Chapter 14: Time and Money: The High Cost of Having a Baby.
Chapter 15: Planning for Your New Family's Future.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Things She Won’t Ask for but Will Expect.
Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Be a Super Dad from Day One.