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An information-packed month-by-month guide to all the emotional, financial, and yes, even physical changes the father-to-be may experience during the course of his partner's pregnancy - now significantly updated and expanded. Incorporating the wisdom of top experts in the field, from obstetricians and birth-class instructors to psychologists and sociologists, the fourth edition of The Expectant Father includes the latest research about assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and many other topics, and is filled with sound advice and practical tips for men.
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: Abbeville Press
Publication Date: 2015
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X 0.75 (inches)|
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We are expecting! The twentieth-anniversary edition of this thoroughly updated and revised parenting classic remains the most informative and reassuring book for expectant fathers everywhere. In addition to sharing the wisdom of the ages, Armin A. Brott, Mr. Dad, presents new insight into the emotional, financial, and physicalyes, physicaleffects of impending parenthood on men. Thanks to this handy reference moms-to-be will know their partner understands and supports them during this anxious and exciting time, and that he has all the tools he needs to be a fantastic, hands-on dad.
This information-packed, month-by-month guide incorporates the expertise of top practitioners in their fields, from obstetricians and birth-class instructors to psychologists and sociologists. It also draws from Brott’s own experience as a father of three and from the real-world experiences of the thousands of dads he’s interviewed. With the humor of New Yorker cartoons and Brott’s gentle approach, The Expectant Father serves as a friendly and readable companion for dads-to-be seeking confidence, guidance, and joy!
What’s new in this edition of The Expectant Father?
The latest health and safety info
How technology is changing fatherhood
How men's brains change by being involved during pregnancy
Society’s shifting expectations for dads
The amazing effects on children when fathers are active partners before birth
How pre-birth participation makes dads more likely to be active parents post-birth
. . . and new research on the big questions that haven't changed much over the years:
Am I really ready to be a dad?
How are we going to afford this? How do I balance work and family?
Will I be able to handle labor and delivery while being there for my partner? What if something goes wrong?
How will this affect my relationship with my partner?
Will we ever have sex again?
What am I supposed to do with a new baby?
How can I be a good dad?
Will I ever see my friends again or have any time to myself?
Jennifer Ash is the author of Private Palm Beach and a contributing editor to Town and Country. She and her husband Joe, and their son Clarke and daughter Amelia make their home in New York City.
"This is an essential book for all expectant fathers." Publisher's Weekly
"Brott writes honestly and earnestly. His wry sense of humor will be a relief to hassled parents." Time Magazine
" stood out immediately because of its perceptive insights" San Francisco Chronicle
"The best guidebook to date for both the prospective father and his partner in their journey through the nine months of pregnancy a must for fathers-to-be." John Munder Ross, Ph.D., author of What Men Want and Father and Child
"One would be hard put to find a question about having a baby that’s not dealt with here, all from the father’s point of view." Library Journal
"For fathers soon expecting the ultimate gifta new member of the familyThe Expectant Father is his best friend." CNN Interactive
"The What to Expect When You’re Expecting for men If you know an expectant father, first baby or not, make sure he has this book." Full-Time Dads
" extraordinarily helpful packed with specific advice." Portland Oregonian
"For the dad-to-be, author Armin Brott's The Expectant Father is a terrific gift, offering insight into pregnancy and the first few weeks of parenthood." &mdash BabyCenter(dot)com
Winner, 2005 Adding Wisdom award from Parent-to-Parent
iParenting Media Award