The New Father Large Print 16pt

Author: Armin A. Brott
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
ISBN: 1459617878
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Father and infant

How can you become an effective, involved father when you see your baby only briefly after work? What is the best way to start saving for your child's college education? The answers to these questions and hundreds more are found on the pages of this easy-to-follow, information-packed volume. Author Armin Brott devotes a chapter to each month of the first year. In each chapter he charts the physical, intellectual, verbal, and emotional changes the child is going through, and examines the emotional and psychological development the father may experience. He also covers such general parenting issues as coping with crying, finding quality child care, and understanding changes in the relationship with one's partner. This new edition features the latest research on many topics, from what's going on at the hospital right after childbirth to what a dad can do when his partner is having trouble breastfeeding, to advice for dads in the military and others who are separated from their kids. More information on preemies, twins, and triplets has been added, along with advice for divorced and renewed dads. The resources section and bibliography are considerably expanded. Illustrated throughout with New Yorker-style cartoons that underscore the joys and woes of parenting, The New Father is an essential sourcebook for every dad. It is sure to give moms fresh insights as well.

Your Pregnancy for the Father to Be

Author: Glade B. Curtis
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780786727346
Release Date: 2008-10-24
Genre: Health & Fitness

Pregnancy can be a thrilling adventure for a couple. Although most attention is directed toward the mom-to-be, the nine months of pregnancy are an exciting, moving— and, yes, occasionally stressful!—time for the expectant father as well. Written with the needs and concerns of the dad-to-be in mind, this book includes a comprehensive glossary of terms, a resource section, up-to-date medical information, and tips for supporting your partner during pregnancy and the birth of your new baby. It will also help you be the best father you can be by covering such topics as: • The tests and procedures your partner may undergo • The impact of pregnancy on your relationship and how to handle it • Ways to evaluate the expenses of having a baby • How to be a great labor coach

First Time Dad

Author: John Fuller
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 157567937X
Release Date: 2011-05-01
Genre: Religion

Perhaps the most powerful influence in the world is that of a dad on his child. Baseball gloves, dirty diapers, tiny little hands, first days of school, daddy-daughter dances, and learner's permits... and so much more! There's no way you can be ready for it all, but this is when you need to get a bit of a head start... First Time Dad by Focus on the Family ministry veteran (and father of 6) John Fuller lets you in on the stuff you really need to know... because in just a few months or weeks or days, your life is going to change--forever. Set good priorities. Break bad habits and/or family patterns. Recognize and recover from some common fathering mistakes. Know that your words have immense power. And learn how to cultivate a lasting parent-child relationship. So, instead of wondering "oh man, oh man, oh man... what am I going to do now?" for 9 months... read this short book (plus it's pretty fun too) and get excited! "Dad, your job is critical... And you can do it."

Dude You re a Dad

Author: John Pfeiffer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440547935
Release Date: 2013-03-18
Genre: Family & Relationships

Your guide to living with your new family! Pregnancy was just the warmup. Now, it's time to get into the game and help your family through your baby's first year. From 4 A.M. feedings and visiting the pediatrician to getting back to work and hopping into bed with Mom, Dude, You're a Dad leads you through all the trials and tribulations you'll face as a new dad. Author John Pfeiffer has braved the journey not just once but three times, and will tell you exactly what changes to expect as well as what you can be doing for your baby--and your baby mama--during this time. Complete with foolproof parenting strategies for handling tricky situations, this book also braces you for the years to come, which will be full of head banging, temper tantrums, and restless days. The first twelve months are make-or-break when it comes to parenting and Dude, You're a Dad is your guide to making sure that nothing gets broken.

Dude You re Gonna Be a Dad

Author: John Pfeiffer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440509629
Release Date: 2011-03-18
Genre: Family & Relationships

There are approximately 3,712 ways for a guy to look stupid during pregnancy - this book's here to help you avoid all(most) of them. And here's your first hint: Focus on what you can be doing for her rather than what's happening to her. She's pregnant. She knows that. You know that. And her 152 baby books tell her exactly what she can expect. Your job is to learn what you can do between the stick turning blue and the drive to the delivery room to make the next nine months go as smoothly as possible. That's where John Pfeiffer steps in. Like any good coach, he's been through it. He's dealt with the morning sickness and doctor visits, painting the baby's nursery and packing the overnight bag, choosing a name, hospital, and the color of the car-seat cover. All the while he remained positive and responsive - there with a "You're beautiful" when necessary - but assertive during the decision-making process (he didn't want to wind up with a kid named Percy). And now it's your turn. She might be having the baby, but you have plenty of responsibilities.

Dad s Guide to Twins

Author: Joe Rawlinson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1482372274
Release Date: 2013-04-03
Genre: Family & Relationships

Essential Survival Tips Every Expectant Father of Twins Needs If you are an expectant twin dad wondering what your twin pregnancy and future holds, help is on the way... When you find out that you are expecting twins, you are in total shock. Your mind races with a million questions and you start to stress out about what to do to get ready. This guide will help you be prepared and ready to tackle life the next several months without having to wade through a lengthy book you don't have time to read. It is perfect for the expectant twin dad whether your twins are your first and second children or ninth and tenth. Read this guide and you'll uncover money-saving tips, understand your preparation options, and eliminate common surprises that accompany every twin pregnancy and the early days of newborn twins. Money and finances are some of the most common concerns of parents expecting twins. This book covers: answers to "How am I going to pay for all of this?" recommended twin supplies and gear: what you should get and what you don't need how to get cheap (and free) baby formula and supplies for your twins Having twins isn't easy. When you know what to expect, things go a lot smoother. Get this book for: real-life twin dad experiences that you can learn from valuable mindsets to help conquer the overwhelm of twins brutal challenges twin dads must face happy things to look forward to nagging frustrations that you can minimize or avoid the reality of surviving the twin pregnancy Preparing your family is an essential part of preparing for twins. You'll see: how to prepare your kids for their twin siblings' arrival tips for keeping your marriage relationship solid preparations you must make for your newborn twins Being pregnant with twins is full of health risks and specialized medical care. Get a peak into what you could experience with your twins: navigating the logistics of prenatal twin visits and ultrasounds twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), preeclampsia, and other complications types of twins and what it means to your twin pregnancy how to survive bed rest during the twin pregnancy what to expect with a twin delivery delivering twins via c-section NICU time for your newborn twins After reading this guide, you'll be informed, cool, calm, and collected and ready for the challenge ahead. Implement my tips and you, your family, and home will be prepared for your twins' arrival. Scroll up, click the buy button & start getting ready for your twins today!

Checklists for the New Dad

Author: Joe Deyo
Publisher: Sawtooth Pub
ISBN: 0981577946
Release Date: 2008-11-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

"Checklists" provides the information and ideas first-time fathers need. Each chapter concludes with a user-friendly to-do list to keep new dads involved and on the right track.

Becoming a Dad

Author: John C. Carr
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1402756305
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Art

Guides prospective fathers in parenting from pregnancy to the third year, providing advice for practical and emotional challenges, pinpointing developmental milestones, and detailing the role of a father in a child's life.

Chicken Soup for the Expectant Mother s Soul

Author: Jack Canfield
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781453278949
Release Date: 2012-08-07
Genre: Self-Help

Every year, millions of women wait with anticipation as they watch their test strip change from white to pink, thus beginning the awesome adventure of becoming a mother. This latest Chicken Soup book will find a place in the loving hearts and anxious minds of expectant mothers (and some fathers, too!).

Dr Spock s Baby and Child Care

Author: Benjamin Spock
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439189283
Release Date: 2012-01-24
Genre: Family & Relationships

A revised and updated edition of the standard guide to baby and child care includes new material on computers and the Internet, nontraditional families, physical and moral development, disabilities, first aid and injury prevention, immunization and other challenges and responsibilities of modern parenting. Original.

The Best Baby Names Treasury

Author: Emily Larson
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402260308
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Family & Relationships

Featuring more than 100,000 names, this ultimate keepsake for expectant parents also includes quotes from real parents about the names they chose, why and what they would do over. Original.

The Expectant Dad s Survival Guide

Author: Rob Kemp
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780091929794
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Child rearing

From buying buggies and cutting the cord to dealing with your wife's breastfeeding in public - the life of a first-time father will throw up new experiences every day. The Expectant Dad's Survival Guide tells you everything you need to know during your partner's pregnancy and the first few weeks of your new life as a dad. Combining expert advice from midwives, psychologists and obstetricians with first-hand accounts, it explains what's happening with her, what's going on with your baby, and what the hell you should be doing every step of the way. With tips from those who know, what-to-do explanations and fascinating facts, this survival guide will ensure you're armed and ready for your role as a new father - from discovery to delivery and beyond. A must-read for all fathers-to-be.

So You re Going to be a Dad

Author: Peter Downey
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 0731812689
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Father and child

SO YOU'RE GOING TO BE A DAD is a book that explodes the myths - a tough, uncompromising, no-holds-barred, no-beg-your-pardons look at fatherhood, from the sperm that started it all to the sleep deprivation you'll suffer as a consequence. In his wry and very funny style, Peter Downey tells all about the trials and joys of parenting, including advice about pregnancy, childbirth and baby care, and examines issues of vital importance such as: * What to say - and what not to say - when you hear the news * Taking care of mums-to-be * Why embryos look like the monster in Alien * Names not to call your baby * What childbirth feels like * How many cameras you should take to the birth * Who was the superior Batman: Michael Keaton or Adam West? * Your baby's development * Baby-proofing your home * How much this is all going to cost * and lots of stuff about sex. But that's not all! Complete with a glossary full of handy words new dads will need to know and a lot more that they won't, plus the films to watch and the ones to avoid, and words of wisdom from real live fathers, SO YOU'RE GOING TO BE A DAD is an essential guide for all fathers-to-be.

Oh Boy You re Having a Girl

Author: Brian A Klems
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440545467
Release Date: 2013-03-18
Genre: Family & Relationships

Rules for Raising Little Girls "As the father of a daughter, I wish I'd read this very funny book sooner, if only to know that it's OK for a grown man to wear a tutu." - Dave Barry "Required reading for any parent who doesn't know pants from leggings." - Dan Zevin, author of Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad It's easy to imagine how you'd raise a boy--all the golf outings, lawnmower lessons, and Little League championships you'd attend--but playing dad to a little princess may take some education. In Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl, Brian, a father of three girls, shares his tactics for surviving this new and glittery world. From baby dolls and bedtime rituals to potty training and dance recitals, he leads you through all the trials and tribulations you'll face as you're raising your daughter. He'll also show you how to navigate your way through tough situations, like making sure that she doesn't start dating until she's fifty. Complete with commandments for restroom trips and properly participating in a tea party, Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl will brace you for all those hours playing house--and psych you up for the awesomeness of raising a daughter who has you lovingly wrapped around her little finger. "Somehow, Brian Klems has taken one of the most traumatic situations known to a father--having a daughter--and made it into something so completely hilarious you'll laugh until you've got oxygen deprivation!" - W. Bruce Cameron, author of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter