What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding Book

What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding


  • Author : Thomas Hill
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-05
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449418465

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What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding Excerpt :

A humorous, tongue-in-cheek guide for fathers-to-be discusses each month of pregnancy and features such sections as "What Your Wife Will Be Complaining About" and "What to Ask Your Wife to Show You Are Concerned." Original.

What to Expect when Your Wife is Expanding Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

What to Expect when Your Wife is Expanding


  • Author : Thomas Hill
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 0836280180

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What to Expect when Your Wife is Expanding Excerpt :

A parody of the long-standing bestseller, full of tongue-in-cheek guidance for the expecting father. A two-time veteran of both childbirth and humor-book writing, Hill covers everything from the latest technology and literature to politically correct rituals and behavior. An essential book for the father-to-be.

What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding Book
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding


  • Author : Hill,Thomas
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 163
  • ISBN 10 : 9780740788963

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What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding Excerpt :

In this classic parody, Thomas Hill presents the testosterone-inspired answer to the best-seller What to Expect When You're Expecting. * This completely revised and updated edition of the best-selling parody humorously guides fathers-to-be through nine months of 21st-century baby preparations. Complete with weird baby names, tips on how to avoid a sympathetic pregnancy, and a discourse on the evolution of ESPN and the role it plays postdelivery, Hill's tome has been thoroughly revised to account for not only the usual father-to-be questions but also the often baffling and amusing technological and medical advances awaiting today's four million expectant dads. * This hilarious month-by-month guide offers new and veteran dads solace, laughter, and a bit of useful information, including a question-and-answer chapter covering basics like How much does having a baby cost?; visual charts assessing such things as the breakdown behind the mom-to-be's weight gain; sidebars covering common wife complaints and anticipated purchases; and much more.

What the Heck Were You Expecting  Book

What the Heck Were You Expecting


  • Author : Thomas Hill
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2010-06-02
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307874702

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What the Heck Were You Expecting Excerpt :

Everything you need to know about fatherhood -- but were afraid to ask!. Why are all parenting books directed at mommies? Daddies need help, too. In fact, when you think about it, they may need more help than their naturally maternal mates do. They need guidance, comfort, and validation. They probably also need a good night's sleep, and they definitely need a good laugh. What the Heck Were You Expecting? provides month-by-month counsel for the spit-up covered, the sleep deprived, and the just plain peek-a-booed out, including such subjects as:What your wife might be complaining about (. . . anything she can think of) What your above-average child may be doing (. . . paying attention to small objects) What you might be concerned about (. . . the meaning of life) A couple of things to say to let her know that you're caring, sensitive, and up on the required reading (. . . "Listen to this one: Statistics show that attendance at work is better among married men with children and spikes even higher among fathers of newborns. Quite a coincidence, huh?") Thomas Hill, registered father and author of the best-selling What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding, answers every father's questions about: ESPN as Edu-tainment Horsy Knee Burn Zen and the Art of Spoon-feeding Basics of Crib Assembly Nap Time . . . and How to Hide It from Your Boss . . .among other topics.

The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth Book

The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth


  • Author : Genevieve Howland
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-04-25
  • Genre: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501146671

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The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth Excerpt :

"Mama Natural's Week to Week Guide to Pregnancy is the modern (and yet ancient) approach to pregnancy and childbirth. "Natural" recognizes that pregnancy and birth are normal, and that having a baby is a wondrous biological process and rite of passage--not a medical condition. This book draws upon the latest research showing how beneficial and life-changing natural birth is for both babies and moms. Full of weekly advice and tips for a healthy pregnancy, Grace details vital nutrition to take, natural remedies for common and troublesome symptoms, as well as the appropriate (and inappropriate) use of interventions. Pregnancy, childbirth, health, health and wellness, parenting, family"--

The Expectant Father Book
Score: 4
From 14 Ratings

The Expectant Father


  • Author : Armin A. Brott
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2011-01-22
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 494
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459609440

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The Expectant Father Excerpt :

This indespensible book explores the emotional, financial, and even physical changes the father-to-be may experience during his partners pregnancy. Written in an easy-to-absorb format and filled with sound advice and practical tips for men on such topics as how to make sense of your conflicting emotions, how pregnancy affects your sex life, and how to start a college fund, this volume reassures, commiserates, and informs. It also incorporates the wisdom of top experts in the field, from obstetricians and birth-class instructors to psychologists and sociologists. This new edition features the latest research on many topics, from the reasons for premature birth to nutritional supplements. The finances section has been updated; advice for expectant adoptive fathers has been added throughout; information for fathers expecting twins and other multiples is included; and the resources section and bibliography have been considerably expanded. Illustrated throughout with New Yorker-style cartoons that will make even the most anxious father chuckle, this book is the essential reference for all expectant couples.

Mass Hysteria Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Mass Hysteria


  • Author : Rebecca Kukla
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : 0742533581

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Mass Hysteria Excerpt :

Mass Hysteria examines the medical and cultural practices surrounding pregnancy, new motherhood, and infant feeding. Late eighteenth century transformations in these practices reshaped mothers' bodies, and contemporary norms and routines of prenatal care and early motherhood have inherited the legacy of that era. As a result, mothers are socially positioned in ways that can make it difficult for them to establish and maintain healthy and safe boundaries and appropriate divisions between public and private space.

Your Pregnancy for the Father to Be Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Your Pregnancy for the Father to Be


  • Author : Glade B. Curtis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2008-10-24
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786727346

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Your Pregnancy for the Father to Be Excerpt :

A comprehensive glossary of terms, a resource section, medical information, and tips for supporting your partner during pregnancy and the birth of your new baby Pregnancy can be a thrilling adventure for a couple. Although most attention is directed toward the mom-to-be, the nine months of pregnancy are an exciting, moving -- and, yes, occasionally stressful! -- time for the expectant father as well. Written with the needs and concerns of the dad-to-be in mind, this book will also help you be the best father you can be by covering such topics as: The tests and procedures your partner may undergo The impact of pregnancy on your relationship and how to handle it Ways to evaluate the expenses of having a baby How to be a great labor coach

Motherhood and Space Book

Motherhood and Space


  • Author : C. Wiedmer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-30
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 335
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137121035

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Motherhood and Space Excerpt :

This is a collection of essays on the spatial dimensions of motherhood. Engaging both theoretical and empirical perspectives, contributors describe the intersection of space and gender across a variety of contexts with both familiar and unexpected territories explored.

What to Expect When You re Expecting Book

What to Expect When You re Expecting


  • Author : Heidi Murkoff
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2016-05-31
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761193159

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What to Expect When You re Expecting Excerpt :

A completely revised and updated edition of America’s pregnancy bible, the longest-running New York Times bestseller ever. With 18.5 million copies in print, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is read by 93% of women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the “Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years” by USA Today. This cover-to-cover (including the cover!) new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of moms and dads. With What to Expect’s trademark warmth, empathy, and humor, it answers every conceivable question expecting parents could have, including dozens of new ones based on the ever-changing pregnancy and birthing practices and choices they face. Advice for dads is fully integrated throughout the book. All medical coverage is completely updated, including the latest on Zika virus, prenatal screening, and the safety of medications during pregnancy, as well as a brand-new section on postpartum birth control. Current lifestyle trends are incorporated, too: juice bars, raw diets, e-cigarettes, push presents, baby bump posting, the lowdown on omega-3 fatty acids, grass-fed and organic, health food fads, and GMOs. Plus expanded coverage of IVF pregnancy, multiple pregnancies, breastfeeding while pregnant, water and home births, and cesarean trends (including VBACs and “gentle cesareans”).

Dude  You re Gonna Be a Dad  Book
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Dude You re Gonna Be a Dad


  • Author : John Pfeiffer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-03-18
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440509629

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Dude You re Gonna Be a Dad Excerpt :

There are approximately 3,712 ways for a guy to look stupid during pregnancy - this book's here to help you avoid all(most) of them. And here's your first hint: Focus on what you can be doing for her rather than what's happening to her. She's pregnant. She knows that. You know that. And her 152 baby books tell her exactly what she can expect. Your job is to learn what you can do between the stick turning blue and the drive to the delivery room to make the next nine months go as smoothly as possible. That's where John Pfeiffer steps in. Like any good coach, he's been through it. He's dealt with the morning sickness and doctor visits, painting the baby's nursery and packing the overnight bag, choosing a name, hospital, and the color of the car-seat cover. All the while he remained positive and responsive - there with a "You're beautiful" when necessary - but assertive during the decision-making process (he didn't want to wind up with a kid named Percy). And now it's your turn. She might be having the baby, but you have plenty of responsibilities.

Be Prepared Book
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

Be Prepared


  • Author : Gary Greenberg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-06-16
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439103326

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An indispensable survival manual for men entering the trenches of fatherhood, Be Prepared is loaded with one-of-a-kind insights, MacGyver-esque tips and tricks, and no-nonsense advice for mastering the first year as a dad. Finally, a book that teaches men all the things they really need to know about fatherhood...including how to: -Change a baby at a packed sports stadium -Create a decoy drawer full of old wallets, remote controls, and cell phones to throw baby off the scent of your real gear -Stay awake (or at least upright) at work -Babyproof a hotel room in four minutes flat -Construct an emergency diaper out of a towel, a sock, and duct tape Packed with helpful diagrams and detailed instructions, and delivered with a wry sense of humor, Be Prepared is the ultimate guide for sleep-deprived, applesauce-covered fathers everywhere.

What to Expect Before You re Expecting Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

What to Expect Before You re Expecting


  • Author : Heidi Murkoff
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Childbirth
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN 10 : 0732290589

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What to Expect Before You re Expecting Excerpt :

A step-by-step guide to making a baby, including preparing for conception, boosting your fertility, adjusting your lifestyle, timing sex for baby success, and more. Practical advice, tips and strategies: getting into tip-top baby-making shape; fertility-friendly eating; pinpointing ovulation; overcoming fertility bumps on the road to baby.

A Thousand Splendid Suns Book
Score: 4
From 520 Ratings

A Thousand Splendid Suns


  • Author : Khaled Hosseini
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2008-09-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9780747585893

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A Thousand Splendid Suns Excerpt :

A riveting and powerful story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship and an indestructible love

Home Game  An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood Book
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

Home Game An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood


  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2010-06-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0393071383

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Home Game An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood Excerpt :

The New York Times bestseller: “Hilarious. No mushy tribute to the joys of fatherhood, Lewis’ book addresses the good, the bad, and the merely baffling about having kids.”—Boston Globe When Michael Lewis became a father, he decided to keep a written record of what actually happened immediately after the birth of each of his three children. This book is that record. But it is also something else: maybe the funniest, most unsparing account of ordinary daily household life ever recorded, from the point of view of the man inside. The remarkable thing about this story isn’t that Lewis is so unusual. It’s that he is so typical. The only wonder is that his wife has allowed him to publish it.