The Everything Father-to-Be Book: A Survival Guide for Men

The Everything Father-to-Be Book: A Survival Guide for Men

by Kevin Nelson


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There's a lot you need to know about becoming a father. But you can't always find the info you need in pregnancy books for women. Let's face it, you want an easy-to-use "man-ual" that gives you step-by-step instructions as you enter this all-new terrain. Sure, it's good to know the size and weight of your growing baby, but what you really need is advice on how to get your pregnant partner to stop crying, pick out the best car seat for baby, and handle life when your mother-in-law comes for a visit.

This useful guy-guide features information on:

  • Balancing home and work responsibilities
  • Maintaining an active sex life with your pregnant partner
  • Babyproofing the home
  • How to support and encourage your partner
  • Knowing when to offer help and when to back off
Plus, this new edition also contains advice and tips from dads who've been there and lived to tell the tale. Whether this is your first child or your fourth, The Everything Father-to-Be Book, 2nd Edition gives you all you need to be a perfect partner and a super dad!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580629744
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Series: Everything® Parenting Guide Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kevin Nelson is the award-winning author of nineteen books, including the previous editions of The Everything Father-to-Be Book and The Daddy Guide: Real-Life Advice and Tips from Over 250 Dads and Other Experts. He is a regular correspondent for, and he's written articles on parenting for the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco magazine, among others. The father of four children, he lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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