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From Here to Paternity: The Diary of a Pregnant Man

3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  22 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Frank, funny, and insightful, this recollection of one man's experiences during his wife's pregnancy reveals the day-to-day reality and emotional turmoil of his journey into fatherhood. The male perspective on pregnancy, which is often overlooked, is revealed as the author reflects on the effects of the pregnancy on his relationship, his changing and often conflicting ...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Vision (first published September 1st 2006)
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David Monteith
Jun 24, 2011 David Monteith rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Every father to be should read this book. The author keeps a diary of his partners pregnancy and it is by turns, touching, worrying and hilarious. This book was recommended to me by a friend who is a father when he found out my wife was pregnant. The best recommendationI can give this book is to say that I cannot count the amount of times I exclaimed out loud "I KNOW, I KNOW", in recognition of my own or my wifes behaviour. This is not an incredibly informative book, it's not meant to be, but ...more
Charlyn
Apr 20, 2016 Charlyn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.75*

Vtipná a (někdy až moc) upřímná knížka, která vás bude bavit, i když nejste těhotní a pravděpodobně ještě několik let nebudete.
John Millikin
Jan 27, 2014 John Millikin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Are you going to be a dad in about 9 months? "From here to paternity" is a positive, informative, and light hearted book that can be read at a leisurely pace, say over 9 months or so. It is the journal of a writer battling his emotions about becoming a dad as he watches his wife* go through the many stages of pregnancy. I think most soon-to-be fathers will be able to relate to the roller coaster of experiences the author and his wife go through both together and as individuals. Two great things ...more
David
Sep 06, 2016 David rated it liked it
Useful and amusing. Rating may go up as I reach the same situation.
Terry Clague
May 16, 2011 Terry Clague rated it liked it
Although the author comes across as being quite selfish at times, this is interesting reading for a reader in a similar situation. Almost certainly more useful than other books aimed at this audience.
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May 20, 2010 Brian rated it liked it
This was very entertaining! Nice to read something realistic from a guy as he and his wife prepare to be parents.
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