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Your Pregnancy for the Father-To-Be: Everything You Need to Know about Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Getting Ready for Your New Baby (Your Pregnancy)by Glade B Curtis
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Pregnancy is a thrilling adventure for a couple. Although most of the attention is directed at moms-to-be, the nine months of pregnancy can be an exciting, moving experience for a man as he faces and deals with the many emotional and physical changes the time brings.Filled with sound advice and practical tips, Your Pregnancy for the Father-to-Be explores the important role a man plays over the course of this journey. Examining how pregnancy affects the expectant dad, it explains how being knowledgeable about pregnancy, birth, and the new baby will enable him to help and support his pregnant partner. Comprehensive and accessible, this wise guide includes information on:Physical changes a pregnant woman experiences and how an expectant dad can provide comfort and helpTests and medical procedures a mother-to-be may undergoLaws that may affect an expectant father or new dadBeing a labor coach and what labor and delivery are really likeCosts of having a baby, childcare expenses, and planning for the futureThe impact of pregnancy on a couple's relationship and how they can handle itA comprehensive glossary of pregnancy and childbirth terms and a complete resources section
From the authors of the bestselling Your Pregnancy series comes a wonderful resource for the often neglected father-to-be. 30 line art illustrations.
From the authors of the best-selling Your Pregnancy series, a wonderful resource for the often neglected father-to-be.
About the Author
Glade B. Curtis, M.D., M.P.H., is board-certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the father of five. He lives in Utah. Judith Schuler, M.S., has worked and cowritten books with Dr. Curtis for more than twenty years. Ms. Schuler divides her time between homes in Wyoming and Arizona.
Table of Contents
Essential pregnancy information — Pregnancy-related terms for expecting couples — Lifestyle changes for you as an expecting couple — Ways to support your pregnant partner — Changes in your life as the expectant dad — Your couple relationship — You're part of this pregnancy, too! — The financial realities of parenthood — If there are pregnancy problems — Preparing for baby's arrival — Childbirth preparation, and labor and delivery — Now you're a dad!
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