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So You"re Going to Be a Dad by Peter Downey

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Published by Fisher Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Child care & upbringing,
  • Parenting - Fatherhood,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Child Care/Parenting,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Parenting - Child Rearing,
  • Fatherhood

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNik Scott (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8574559M
ISBN 101555612415
ISBN 109781555612412

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  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 eter Downey is on /5. So You're Going To Be A Dad achieves its goals through humour, solid information, and practical details. Its tone is unflinching. From morning sickness (after sex and its side effects) to Labor to surviving at home, there is something of interest for every man who will become a father.5/5(5).   Buy So You're Going to be a Dad New Ed by Downey, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(31).   A wry, funny guide to the trials and joys of pregnancy and parenting, updated for the dad of the 21st century. For new dads, So You're Going to Be a Dad is the bottom line on pregnancy, childbirth, newborns, and young children. Inspiring and down-to-earth, the guide prepares readers for the changes, challenges, and joys of parenthood, from what to say (and what not to say) when she shares /5(4).

Not a great book. Something that would be much more helpful is the Sleepsense book for fathers looking to prepare. It talks about feelings but in terms of preparation for being a dad, read up on info you get publicly, ask former mothers and realise that you are going to get conflicting advice including in this book/5(28). For new dads, So You're Going to Be a Dad is the bottom line on pregnancy, childbirth, newborns, and young children. Inspiring and down-to-earth, the guide prepares readers for the changes, challenges, and joys of parenthood, from what to say (and what not to say) when she shares the big news to navigating the delivery room and first days as a family/5(8). It's been 20 years since the bestselling parenting classic So You're Going to be a Dad exploded myths for fathers to be. In this fully revised and updated edition for modern dads, Peter Downey tells all about the trials and joys of parenting, including advice about pregnancy, why embryos look like aliens, names not to call your baby, what childbirth feels like, how much it's all going to cost. Get this from a library! So you're going to be a dad. [Peter Downey] -- It's a tough, uncompropising, no-hols-barred, no-beg-your-pardons look at what fatherhood means, from sperm that started it all to the sleep deprivation you'll suffer as a consequence. -- back cover.

• And more importantly, how to be a switched-on dad in the 21st Century Topped off with a glossary of handy words new dads need to know (and some they don't), as well as words of wisdom from other ordinary fathers, So You're Going to Be a Dad remains the most engaging, reassuring and down-to-earth book for new dads around.   It’s okay to watch the game, but during commercials, pick up your wife’s baby book and read the highlights. Learn about what’s going on in there so you can discuss it intelligently with the mom-to-be. She’ll be impressed, and you’ll earn bonus points. Don’t be shy about talking to other guys who have been there, done that. So Youre Going to Be a Dad by Peter Downey. So You're Going to be a Dad: 20th Anniversary Edition from Dymocks online bookstore. 20th Anniversary Edition. PaperBack by Peter Downey. 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/ A wry, funny guide to the trials and joys of pregnancy and parenting, updated for the dad of the 21st century. For new dads,So You're Going to Be a Dadis the bottom line on pregnancy, childbirth, newborns, and young ing and down-to-earth, the guide prepares readers for the changes, challenges, and joys of parenthood, from what to say (and what not to say) when she shares the big.