The New Dad s Survival Guide

Author: Scott Mactavish
Publisher: Little Brown
ISBN: 031614598X
Release Date: 2014-05-21
Genre: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Packed with information new dads need, along with a humorous look at fatherhood, this parenting resource contains simple, funny, and necessary information. Illustrations.

The New Dad s Survival Guide

Author: Rob Kemp
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448175406
Release Date: 2014-06-05
Genre: Family & Relationships

You read the pregnancy books, the nine months flew by without a hitch, the birth was brilliant and your healthy baby arrived on schedule. Job done, right? Often, the birth of your baby can feel like the end of the journey but really the adventure has only just begun. If you look down at you-junior, heart swelling with pride, then think 'What now?', this book is for you. In this essential guide for new dads, Rob Kemp - the bestselling author of The Expectant Dad's Survival Guide - reveals what to expect in the first 18 months, arming you with the tools you need to be a fantastic dad. Covering everything from how to bond with your baby and support his development to practical issues, such as how to manage your working arrangements and finances, this book gives new dads the confidence, skills and knowledge to enjoy fatherhood - and do a brilliant job of it. Entertaining, informative, and packed full of expert advice, The New Dad's Survival Guide is the go-to guide for modern, hands-on dads.

The Expectant Dad s Survival Guide

Author: Rob Kemp
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781407030906
Release Date: 2010-03-04
Genre: Family & Relationships

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.

Do I Look Like a Daddy to You

Author: Quinton Skinner
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 9780307483881
Release Date: 2011-08-24
Genre: Family & Relationships

It takes a baby to turn a guy into a man. Hard-won lessons of a first-time father — the good, the bad, and the big-time changes. "When I used to see a father holding a baby, I thought he was either a poor sap or else an übermensch possessed with talents and levels of forbearance that I would never attain. Now I live on the other side. I'm someone's daddy, and it's the best thing that ever happened to me." From pregnancy and childbirth through the whirlwind first year of fatherhood, Quinton Skinner shares the adventure of a lifetime: becoming a daddy — and loving it. Nobody said it would be easy. But if imminent fatherhood made Quinton sit up and take notice, baby Natasha's arrival was the making of the man. Here, with the infinite wisdom of hindsight, is his survival guide for first-time fathers everywhere, filled with hilarious anecdotes and practical advice on how to negotiate that critical first year of your baby's wonderful life. After a year of on-the-job training, Skinner explores: • Dealing with the pride — and panic — of your wife's pregnancy (see page 7) • To be or not to be (in birthing class) (see page 57) • The moment of truth in the delivery room (see page 77) • Finding romance after parenthood (see page 102) • Being the perfect dad while spacing out in front of the TV (see page 112) • The joys of sleep deprivation (see page 192) • Becoming a baby chef (see page 177) • Avoiding the poorhouse (see page 39) From the Trade Paperback edition.

Infant Massage Fourth Edition

Author: Vimala McClure
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780425286678
Release Date: 2017-07-11
Genre: Family & Relationships

Master the techniques of infant massage and incorporate this joyful and wonderful healing art into your baby’s life with this revised and updated edition. For generations, mothers around the world have known that the soft touch of their hands soothes, calms, and communicates their love to their babies. The latest scientific research confirms that physical affection is vital to the development and wellness of children—easing discomfort, releasing tension, improving sleep, helping premature infants gain weight, even aiding asthmatic children to improve their breathing. Now Vimala McClure, founder of the International Association of Infant Massage, has revised and updated her beloved classic. Inside you’ll find • specific routines tailored to help relieve colic, fever, and chest and nasal congestion • easy-to-follow instructions and photographs demonstrating each step • new information on the benefits of skin-to-skin contact • instructions for premature infants and babies with special needs • lullabies, rhymes, and games to enhance the massage experience • a special chapter dedicated to fathers • compassionate advice for foster and adoptive parents Praise for Infant Massage “Speaking as a pediatrician, the best advice I can give you is to try the techniques described in this book.”–Stephen Berman, M.D., F.A.A.P., former president, American Academy of Pediatrics “What a brilliant way to love and nurture a child! The first connection between parent and child is physical, through the body; by using the techniques Vimala McClure has developed, your parental relationship will be off to a magnificent start.”—Judy Ford, author of Wonderful Ways to Love a Child

Pregnancy Childbirth and the Newborn

Author: Janet Walley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451616007
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre: Health & Fitness

If you only buy one pregnancy book, this should be the one! It’s the most complete. It covers all aspects of childbearing, from conception through early infancy, and tells you what to expect. It offers detailed information, suggestions on decisions to make, and advice on steps to take to have a safe and satisfying experience. The Award-Winning Resource Recommended by Experts & Loved by Parents Parents love this book because it puts them in control by explaining a wide range of options, information, and questions to ask, so parents can find what works best for their health situation, personal goals, and priorities. Experts love this book because it’s based on the latest medical research and recommendations from leading health organizations. It’s practical—rooted in the real-life experiences of new families. The five authors bring a combined total of 150 years of experience working with expectant and new families as educators, nurses, counselors, doulas, physical therapists, and lactation consultants. They have attended hundreds of births, heard thousands of birth stories, and assisted innumerable new parents in adapting to their new lives. Not only that, the authors have a combined total of 12 children and 12 grandchildren. All of this experience allows them to write with compassion, understanding, and wisdom based on what really works in the real-world of parenting. The companion website offers even more details on select subjects, including lists of all the best resources on each topic and worksheets to guide parents’ decision-making process. The website also includes a bonus chapter on pre-conception, which provides ways to improve your health and fertility before pregnancy begins.

A Womb with a View

Author: Laura Tropp
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440828096
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Family & Relationships

Through history, interviews, anecdotes, and popular culture, this book examines pregnancy from all angles, covering changing expectations for pregnancy; new definitions of when fatherhood begins; the implications of new, earlier connections to the fetus; and the political, economic, and social consequences to the public.

Survival Guide for New Dads

Author: Nick Harrison
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736910883
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Religion

First-time fathers are often intimidated by their new role, but they need not fear any longer. This helpful guide provides 90 inspirational two-page devotions, each based on Scripture and rich with practical advice. Lists of other helpful books and Web sites give readers even more resources from which to draw. This book is the perfect gift for baby showers, Father's Day, or as an encouragement to any new dad.

The Everything Father to Be Book

Author: Kevin Nelson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440574450
Release Date: 2014-03-18
Genre: Family & Relationships

You're going to be a dad! Now what? Congratulations--you just found out you'll soon be a father! If you're like most first-time dads-to-be, you have a lot of questions about what's ahead for you and your new family. You need an easy-to-use reference that gives you step-by-step instructions as you enter this all-new territory. This useful guy-guide features information on: Dealing with common fears and concerns. Maintaining an active sex life with your pregnant partner. Preparing your home and car for baby. Handling labor and delivery. Knowing when to offer help and when to back off. Whether this is your first child or your fourth, The Everything Father-to-Be Book, 3rd Edition gives you all you need to be a supportive partner and a super dad!

Verdammte Schei e schlaf ein

Author: Adam Mansbach
Publisher: Dumont Buchverlag
ISBN: 9783832185893
Release Date: 2011-08-18
Genre: Humor

Wer Kinder hat, weiß, dass Kuscheltiere und eine Gute-Nacht-Geschichte nicht immer helfen. Allzu oft bleibt ›Schlaf, Kindchen, schlaf‹ ein frommer Wunsch. Dann hockt man auf der Bettkante und könnte – bei aller Liebe – heulen vor Wut. ›Verdammte Scheiße, schlaf ein!‹ zeigt die ungeschminkte Wahrheit und ist dabei so komisch, dass man sich die Verzweiflung von der Seele lacht. »Muss noch immer lachen und weinen – ein scheißgutes Buch.« Julia Franck

Jungen

Author: Steve Biddulph
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641141127
Release Date: 2014-07-24
Genre: Family & Relationships

Vom Autor des Weltbestsellers "Das Geheimnis glücklicher Kinder" Der australische Familientherapeut Steve Biddulph plädiert für ein neues Verständnis von Jungen: Sie gehen mit Leistungsdruck anders um als Mädchen und geraten häufiger in Schwierigkeiten. Biddulph zeigt Eltern, was in ihren Söhnen wirklich vorgeht, und erläutert, wie sie zu glücklichen und selbstbewussten Männern heranwachsen. «Ein Buch, von dem sich Erwachsene wünschen, ihre Eltern hätten es gelesen.» TZ, München

The Irish Dad s Survival Guide to Pregnancy Beyond

Author: David Caren
Publisher: The O'Brien Press
ISBN: 9781847178114
Release Date: 2015-07-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Writing in his trademark light and accessible style, the founder of Dad.ie delivers a practical guide for expectant dads which offers an honest and modern account of pregnancy from a dad's perspective. Combining real-life experiences from a fraternity of Irish fathers and an expert panel of midwives, obstetricians, psychologists and family finance advisors, Irish Guide to Pregnancy for Dads will accompany the expectant Dad throughout each trimester, mood change, the labour ward and those first few months of new family life. Includes technical, legal, medical and support issues. Full of guidance from midwives, obstetricians and psychologists. Deals with the financial impact of becoming a father. Contains sections of advice from experienced fathers.

Man vs Child

Author: Doug Moe
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781683350101
Release Date: 2017-05-09
Genre: Humor

Moms have hundreds of parenting advice books willing to tackle the more cringe-inducing questions of parenthood. But what about books for the other half of the equation: the dads? Man vs. Child is a funny, fresh take on the parenting guide, written from the dad’s perspective. Author and popular Upright Citizens Brigade performer Doug Moe knows first-time fathers are as worried about being terrible at their new terrifying jobs as new moms are. But while most modern fathering guides center on men’s oafish parental failings, Man vs. Child forgoes condescension in favor of fresh and irreverent wit. This guide for first-time dads tackles funny but important questions, like how to be a good dad without becoming a BabyBjörn-wearing tool in the process, or what to do if your child loves your iPad more than they love you. From caring for a newborn to dealing with a kid on the verge of adolescence, author Doug Moe breaks fatherhood down into survival lessons like “Time to Decide About God” and quizzes that ask dads to reflect on hilarious parenting questions like “Is My Child Too Annoying for This Restaurant?” Chapters include: -Newborn: Keeping This Weird Thing Alive Awhile, Even As It Tries to Kill You -Your Interesting Baby, Maybe the Most Interesting Baby Ever -Man v Toddler: Does Your Toddler Want to Kill You? -Now That My Kid Doesn’t Need Me, What Is My Life Worth? Balancing relatable humor with heartfelt advice, Man vs. Child will appeal to any dad looking for both laughs and real guidance from a man who has had—and survived—these experiences himself. A perfect Father’s Day gift or present for a first-time dad!

Shattered

Author: Rebecca Asher
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781446468180
Release Date: 2011-03-31
Genre: Family & Relationships

If we live in an age of equality, why are women are still left holding the baby? Today, women outperform men at school and university. They make a success of their early careers and enter into relationships on their own terms. But once they have children, their illusions of equality are swiftly shattered as the time machine of motherhood transports them back to the 1950s. Entertaining and controversial, Shattered exposes the inequalities that still exist between women and men - at work, at home and within relationships - and sets out a bold manifesto for a more fulfilling family life.