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    Call Me Dad!: A Manual for New Fathers - From Pre-birth to 12 Months (Paperback) By (author) Scott Lancaster, By (author) Eric Mooij, By (author) Stefan Korn

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    DescriptionThis is a practical, down-to-earth and unintimidating guide for new fathers and fathers-to-be which describes everything men need to know about pregnancy and the first 12 months after birth. Written from an entirely male perspective, this book aims to demystify the art of fatherhood and awaken men to the realisation that there is nothing to fear about being a dad. The book is written and packaged in such a way as to ensure it reaches new fathers from all backgrounds - including those who wouldn't usually pick up a book. Lots of photographs throughout show dads doing everything from holding a newborn correctly to changing nappies and bathing the baby.The narrative is friendly and engaging and is broken up with lots of subheadings so specific information can be located and digested easily. The three authors launched the website named diyfather on Father's Day 2007 due to a serious shortage of parenting advice exclusively targeting fathers. The response has been phenomenal. With more than 300,000 hits from around the world, the trio expect that number to rise to half a million within the year.


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    Title
    Call Me Dad!
    Subtitle
    A Manual for New Fathers - From Pre-birth to 12 Months
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Scott Lancaster, By (author) Eric Mooij, By (author) Stefan Korn
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781869662370
    ISBN 10: 1869662377
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: VFV
    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFXB
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27210
    DC22: 306.8742
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/MASC
    B&T Approval Code: A97243000
    B&T General Subject: 200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 09
    LC classification: HQ
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FAM020000, FAM025000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: VFV, VFX, JHMC
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    New Holland Publishers (Nz) Ltd
    Imprint name
    New Holland Publishers (Nz) Ltd
    Publication date
    03 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Birkenhead
    Author Information
    Scott Lancaster is the founder of DIYFather Ltd. He is the father of baby girl Pyper and married to Renee. After finding out there was a lack of parenting related information for fathers, Scott approached the other two directors who helped him build diyfather.com. Eric Mooij is a single father to Nastassja (14), Christian (13) and Amber (12). He works in IT support, where he leads a small team of technical analysts in support of a large range of government and private organisations. Stefan Korn and his wife Raquel gave birth to their son Noah in May 2007. He runs a web investment company called WebFund.