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10 Of The Best Books For Expectant Fathers

Updated on August 15, 2014

Best Books For Expectant Fathers - Help, Tips And Advice For The New Dad To Be

Expecting a new baby can be a worrying time for expectant fathers too! A dad to be needs to know what to expect with a new baby, just as much as the new mom does, and books are a helpful source of advice and tips for the new dad.

We show you some of the best books available for expectant fathers to help the new dad to feel included and know what to expect throughout.

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Dude You're Gonna Be A Dad! - Best selling books for expectant fathers.

Guys you know that the mother of your child will be going through some changes over the next nine months, trust me, you will experience her changing moods, cravings, morning sickness and all sorts of other things as the pregnancy progresses.

In a fun way this book will show you what you can do for your partner to help things go more smoothly.

Dude, You're Gonna Be a Dad!: How to Get (Both of You) Through the Next 9 Months
Dude, You're Gonna Be a Dad!: How to Get (Both of You) Through the Next 9 Months

First time dads will love this book, it is easy to read and presents useful information and advice in a humorous manner.

 

Show Dad How - Highly rated book for expectant fathers

Show Dad How (Parenting Magazine): The Brand-New Dad's Guide to Baby's First Year
Show Dad How (Parenting Magazine): The Brand-New Dad's Guide to Baby's First Year

Show Dad How comes very highly rated by it's readers and, in an entertaining way, will show new dads what to do throughout pregnancy, the birth and as your child grows.

I wish this book had been around when I had my daughter!

An entertaining read for dads who want to be involved with their new baby.

 

Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies - One of the more popular books for the dad to be...

Everyone has heard of the 'Dummies' books haven't they... It's true, they are one of the most popular and helpful books around, I have a few of them myself.

This book has lots of easy to understand information covering everything right through pregnancy, the birth, feeding and changing, setting up the nursery and much much more!

Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies
Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies

Another highly rated book in the 'For Dummies' guides which new fathers will find useful.

 

Dad's Pregnant Too - Top rated pregnancy books for dads

A lighthearted guide for new dads which would make a great present and make the father feel 'included'.

There are pictures showing how the baby develops and lots of hints and tips to guide dad through the pregnancy and birth.

Pacify Me: A Handbook for the Freaked-Out New Dad - Popular books for the expectant father.

Pacify Me: A Handbook for the Freaked-Out New Dad
Pacify Me: A Handbook for the Freaked-Out New Dad

Amazon Reader Review

"Pacify Me walks the very fine line between laugh out loud humor and concrete, serious advice for the dad that is just beginning to realize that his life, as Chapter One states, is indeed over."

 

What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding - Popular book for new dads

The New Dad's Survival Guide - Popular book giving man-to-man advice for first-time fathers!

The New Dad's Survival Guide: Man-to-Man Advice for First-Time Fathers
The New Dad's Survival Guide: Man-to-Man Advice for First-Time Fathers

The New Dad's Survival Guide seems to be well received by its readers who think that it is fun and easy to read as well as being informative.

 

The Caveman's Pregnancy Companion: A Survival Guide for Expectant Fathers - A fun book for expectant fathers

The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be - Has some great advice for expectant dads

The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be (New Father Series)
The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be (New Father Series)

Expectant fathers get a month by month explanation of what to expect during their partner's pregnancy

 

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Reader Reviews - Have you read one of these books for expectant fathers? Let us know what you thought.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Definitely might get one of these for the other half, wholes feeling a bit left out with all the leaflets and magazines geared obviously towards the mums to be

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      Melissa Miotke 5 years ago from Arizona

      I love pregnancy ideas geared towards fathers. They get so overlooked most of the time.

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      jdwheeler 5 years ago

      Awesome list! Although nothing will prepare you for when the baby actually gets here, these books should give you a leg up! And remember, a father carries pictures where his money used to be... Blessings.