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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roger Henderson; Matthew M F Miller; Sharon Perkins
|ISBN:||9781119977247 111997724X 9781119977254 1119977258|
|Notes:||Chapter 11: Supporting the New Mum.|
|Description:||1 online resource (339 pages).|
|Contents:||Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies, UK Edition; About the Authors; Dedication; Authors' Acknowledgments; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organised; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: So You Want to Be a Dad . . .; Chapter 1: Fatherhood: A Glorious, Scary, Mind-Boggling and Amazing Experience; Looking at the Concept of Fatherhood; Becoming a Modern Dad; Deciding to Take the Plunge (Or Not); Glimpsing into the Pregnancy Process Ahead; While You Were Gestating. Chapter 2: Beyond the Bed: Conception BasicsUnderstanding Conception; Evaluating Health to Get Ready for Parenthood; Keeping Sex from Becoming a Chore; Taking a Brief Yet Important Look at Infertility; Sharing Your Decision to Have a Baby; Part II: Great Expectations: Nine Months and Counting; Chapter 3: Surviving Sudden Doubts and Morning Sickness: The First Trimester; Baby on Board: It's Official!; Baby's Development during the First Trimester; Dealing with Possible Complications in the First Trimester; Common First Trimester Discomforts --
Yours and Hers. Chapter 4: Growing Into the Second TrimesterTracking Baby's Development during the Second Trimester; Checking Out Mum's Development in the Second Trimester; Testing in the Second Trimester; Having Sex in the Second Trimester; Exploring Different Options for Childbirth Classes; Chapter 5: The Fun Stuff: Nesting, Preparing and Naming; Preparing the Nursery and Home, or 'Nesting'; Understanding the Art of the Baby Kit-List; Naming Your Baby; Chapter 6: Expecting the Unexpected; Managing Pregnancy-Related Medical Issues; Handling Abnormal Ultrasounds. Preparing Yourself for Preterm Labour and DeliveryHi, Baby Baby Baby: Having Multiples; Chapter 7: In the Home Stretch: The Third Trimester; Tracking Baby's Development during the Third Trimester; Finding Out What Mum Goes Through in the Third Trimester; Whose Baby Is This, Anyway? Dealing with Overbearing Family Members; Chapter 8: The Co-Pilot's Guide to Birthing Options; Choosing Where to Deliver; Looking at Labour Choices; Creating a Birth Plan; Picking the Cast: Who's Present, Who Visits and Who Gets a Call; Part III: Game Time! Labour, Delivery and Baby's Homecoming. Chapter 9: Surviving Labour and DeliveryWhen It's Time, It's Time --
Is It Time?; Supporting Your Partner during Labour; Looking at What Happens during and after Labour; Undergoing Common Labour Procedures; Coping with Labour Pain; Deviating From Your Birth Plan/Vision; Having a Caesarean; Chapter 10: Caring for Your Newborn; Knowing What to Expect When Baby is Born; Feeding a Newborn; Changing Nappies; Bathing Basics; Holding Your Baby; Co-sleeping Pros and Cons; Back to Sleep: Helping Baby Sleep Safely and Comfortably; Soothing Baby Indigestion; Scheduling Immunisations.
|Series Title:||--For dummies.|
'The detail is impressive and it's great for dads-to-be'. Pregnancy & Birth, December 2011. Informative and easy to read'. (Pregnancy & Birth, March 2012)