(Closed) Pregnancy Books For Dads

posted 5 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 3
7651 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

@NewfieBullet:  My husband liked My Boys Can Swim by Ian Davis (nice short read). My husband was actually laughing out loud at times. I also got him The Caveman’s Pregnancy Companion, but he hasn’t read it, but I hear it is really good. I wanted funny ones because my husband hates to read and needs to be entertained.

Post # 4
133 posts
Blushing bee

I got my husband the following…although I guess it’s more about preparing to be a dad advice:

The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance – http://www.amazon.com/dp/1594745978/ref=pe_175190_21431760_M3T1_ST1_dp_2

Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads – http://www.amazon.com/dp/0743251547/ref=pe_175190_21431760_M3T1_ST1_dp_3

Dad is Fat – http://www.amazon.com/Dad-Fat-Jim-Gaffigan/dp/038534905X/ref=sr_1_1_title_1_har&nbsp; <— This one is more for entertainment purposes =)

Post # 5
103 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I got my husband the book, “Dude, You’re Gonna Be a Dad!” to let him know we were pregnant. It’s pretty entertaining and he laughs and reads parts to me sometimes. He definitely likes it better than some of the pregnancy books out there that are supposed to be geared toward both men and women but end up being scary for men 🙂

Post # 6
1342 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

@NewfieBullet:  Congratulations!  Such a cute idea.

Post # 7
937 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

My husband was actually volunteerily looking for a book to read that was geared towards men and I got him Dude Your Gonna Be a Dad and also Dadlabs: Guide to Fatherhood. http://www.amazon.com/DadLabs-Guide-Fatherhood-Clay-Nichols/dp/1594743185 I scanned both and I really liked the Dadlab book. It’s written by 4 male friends who have 9 children between all of them. It’s a great writting style and an easy, but informative read. :o)

Post # 8
3830 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I have “Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy for Dummies” waiting to give Darling Husband when we are pregnant. 

It has great reviews on amazon 

Post # 9
1564 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Darling Husband has the Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy for Dummies and Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan. Both get A+ reviews in our house and Darling Husband is not a reader.

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