Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Book Review: "You're Going to Be a Dad"

You’re Going to be a Dad! is quite possibly one of the best modern day “soon to be dad” books. Full of practical information, it’s served with a side of humor and insight into all areas of becoming a dad. Where past books have put the burden primarily on the mother knowing what’s going on, making all the appointments, setting up the registry, and remembering all the do’s and don’ts of pregnancy, this book takes the more modern approach of “…[focussing] on the two of you as a team,” and being present in the process alongside mom. It’s a breath of fresh air to read a book that encourages dads to be as involved as possible.

You’ll find that this book is easy for anyone to follow. It’s broken into trimesters, months, and weeks, making it easy to see what is going on with the pregnancy, what mom might physically be experiencing at any point in time, how you can best support her, and any practical tasks that might need to be taken care of during that week. This book will leave you feeling prepared, well-informed, and excited for your new role as dad.

Each chapter begins with a “Terms to Know” section, providing a list of technical and medical terms that might either be used throughout chapter or heard while at the doctor’s office, ensuring that you aren’t left having to google new or unfamiliar terms. This section is followed up by a portion dedicated to “Mother and Baby,” providing insight into the “science and psychology of gestation and motherhood.” Chapters wrap up with a “Weekly Checklist,” as well as a “Reflections From Our Dads,” section, bringing in real feedback on each topic from other dads. With over 50 new or soon-to-be dads interviewed for this book, you are bound to find a plethora of feedback and experience to help encourage, equip, and affirm you along in the process. 

This book is designed to be “your go-to guide for everything you need to know during pregnancy and the first year of your baby’s life,” and it does just that! This book is the perfect gift for a soon-to-be-dad looking to be as understanding and involved in the pregnancy process as possible. Not only will you feel ready to navigate through pregnancy with your partner, but you will better be able to ease the burden that is so often placed on moms to take care of everything. This book offers insight into paternity leave, packing your own hospital bag (as well as a list of things to bring), reminders that you can “try out different places” until you find a provider that best fits your needs, gift ideas for mom at different stages of the pregnancy to help ease her discomforts, and big purchases you’ll need to consider for your budget. 

If you are looking for the perfect gift for a soon-to-be-dad wanting to be involved in the process of pregnancy, look no further that You’re Going to be a Dad. 

*Book was provided for me but all thoughts are my own. This is going to be my new go-to gift for new dads in my life! 


  1. 토토

    Hi! I could have sworn I've visited this website before but after looking at some of the posts I realized it's new
    to me. Nonetheless, I'm definitely delighted I found it and I'll be bookmarking it and checking back

  2. 스포츠중계
    Everyone loves it when people come together
    and share opinions. Great site, continue the good work!

  3. 토토

    This is a topic which is near to my heart... Cheers!
    Exactly where are your contact details though?

  4. Appreciate it for this post, I am a big fan of this internet site would like to keep updated. 스포츠토토

  5. That's a nice book. Perfect for 1st time dads! Website

  6. I'm truly thankful for the brilliant author behind this blog. Your commitment and effort shine through in every post, and it's truly inspiring. The valuable insights you share consistently are a testament to your dedication. I'm eagerly looking forward to delving into more of your captivating articles. Your work is truly praiseworthy, and I wholeheartedly endorse it.
    Reckless Driving Lawyer Middlesex County

  7. Thanks for sharing this wonderful information.

  8. Very useful and knowledgeable blog. I learn so many things from here.

  9. "You're Going to Be a Dad" is a heartwarming guide for expectant fathers, offering practical advice and emotional anecdotes to navigate the transformative journey of fatherhood. The author's insightful and humorous approach makes it a delightful read, providing support and reassurance during this transformative time. It is a must-read for any soon-to-be dad, offering guidance and a touch of joy.
    Prevención Violencia Doméstica Acto Nueva Jersey

  10. The blog's thoughtful commentary reflects a genuine appreciation for literature that resonates with both new and seasoned parents. Mothering with Creativity excels in delivering engaging and valuable content, making it a go-to platform for parents seeking meaningful insights. This review is a testament to the blog's commitment to fostering a supportive and informative community for parents on their journey.
    Order of Protection New Jersey

  11. At "Mothering with Creativity," we believe that creativity is not just a hobby or a talent – it's a powerful tool for fostering connection, fostering growth, and nurturing the spirit of exploration in both mothers and their children. Through our blog, we explore how creative expression can enhance the parenting journey, from finding inventive solutions to everyday challenges to fostering a sense of wonder and curiosity in our children.
    experienced family lawyers


  13. Happy reading your article. Web site taste is perfect, articles is truly great!

  14. I surprise how much effort you place to make the sort of magnificent informative site.

  15. Thanks for sharing excellent informations. Your web-site is so cool.



Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...