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.