So You're Going to Be a Dad
by Peter Downey
For the first-time dad, useful and practical information about pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care, including: what to say--and what not to say--when you hear the news; taking care of moms-to-be; what childbirth feels like; crying, diapers, and bathtime; and baby-proofing the home.
ebook, 208 pages
Published March 22nd 2008 by Da Capo Press
(first published January 1st 1995)
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Very good book about becoming a dad. It is written in a down-to-earth style that is not daunting to read. I learned a lot from it, especially that I'm not the only one to be terrified to become a dad. I would recommend it to anyone that is expecting children.
This was a fantastically funny look at what happens during pregnancy and birth. I laughed so many times as I read through it and I still laugh as I catch myself doing things he talked about a new dad doing. From beginning to end (even the glossary at the end) I found myself laughing. This is a must read for any soon to be dad!
Felt I had to read this when my wife was pregnant the first time. Glad I did as it was very useful-especially when explaining women's pregnancy mood swings, which by he way, get more frightening as the weeks roll on. Dads- well worth the read.
Freak!! Felt like someone shoulda told me to read this before we decided to have a kid lol... one quote "I've been fiddling w/ my words and was trying to find a good time to tell you this, but.. Ummm yeah... You're life is over!!"
eter Downey is on executive staff at a Christian school in Sydney, Australia. The author of three marriage and parenting books, including So You're Going to be a Dad, he was listed in The Bulletin magazine as one of Australia's Top Ten parenting authors. He is also author of Everything You Want to Know about the Bible (co-authored with Ben Shaw), a book about Jesus for the Bible Society, and has w...moreMore about Peter Downey...