Hands-on, inspiring – and funny – this Aussie classic is the bottom line for new dads on pregnancy, birth, newborns and young children
Dr Peter Downey knows babies and kids, and his best-selling book – now in this 20th-year anniversary edition – helps first-time dads prepare for what’s coming their way . . . with a grain of salt and a smile on their face. Fully revised and updated, he explores the joys and trials of new parenting, including:
• Surviving pregnancy and childbirth • Nappies, breast pumps, sleep deprivation • Living with a baby in your house • The gear you need . . . and the gear you don’t • Navigating the online parenting world • Lots of stuff about sex • 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 toBe a Dad remains the most engaging, reassuring and down-to-earth book for new dads around.
Peter Downey is the best-selling author of marriage and parenting books, as well as being the father of three girls. www.peterdowney.com.au
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