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The First Twelve Months

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On Sale: May 30, 2012
Pages: 320 | ISBN: 978-0-307-81491-3
Published by : Harmony Crown Archetype
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Month-by-Month Developments in Your Baby, Your Partner, and You
"This first-rate, father-friendly manual answers questions you didn't even know you should be asking!" — Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
The expanded edition of The Joy of Fatherhood is for today's dad, touching on timely and relevant subjects from pre-natal care through year one of being a dad. Whether detecting an infant's illnesses, assessing a baby's development, or learning appropriate ways of playing with the newest member of the family, author Marcus J. Goldman, M.D., takes a down-to-earth, month-by-month tour of the first year of daddy's new life. Written for dads by a dad, the author applies his fathering experience and medical knowledge to cover all of the basics—from changing a diaper to feeding your baby, from packing a diaper bag to choosing the right babysitter—and enlightens you on hundreds of subjects, including:
·Important physical, emotional, health, and developmental milestones for your baby
·Identifying the feelings often experienced by new dads, and ways to cope with them
·Maintaining a healthy relationship with your partner through your new experiences
·And much more!
Written to fit in the busy lives of new fathers, The Joy of Fatherhood is a concise, practical guide loaded with essential tips, in-depth analyses, and important checklists. Full of valuable information, refreshing humor, and priceless wisdom, it is sure to enhance the joys of fatherhood.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Beginning of the Journey

1. From Pregnancy to Parenthood
2. The First Month
3. The Second Month
4. The Third Month
5. The Fourth Month
6. The Fifth Month
7. The Sixth Month
8. The Seventh Month
9. The Eighth Month
10. The Ninth Month
11. The Tenth Month
12. The Eleventh Month
13. The Twelfth Month
Appendix A: Common Childhood Ailments
Appendix B: Resource Guide
Index
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Marcus Jacob Goldman, M.D., trained in general psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is currently the medical director of New England Geriatrics. An accomplished author of three books, including What to Do After You Say "I Do," and numerous articles on mental health issues, he lives with his wife and four children in Sudbury, Massachusetts.
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