You read the pregnancy books, the nine months flew by without a hitch, the birth was brilliant and your healthy baby arrived on schedule. Job done, right? Often, the birth of your baby can feel like the end of the journey but really the adventure has only just begun. If you look down at you-junior, heart swelling with pride, then think 'What now?', this book is for you.
In this essential guide for new dads, Rob Kemp - the bestselling author of The Expectant Dad's Survival Guide - reveals what to expect in the first 18 months, arming you with the tools you need to be a fantastic dad. Covering everything from how to bond with your baby and support his development to practical issues, such as how to manage your working arrangements and finances, this book gives new dads the confidence, skills and knowledge to enjoy fatherhood - and do a brilliant job of it.
Entertaining, informative, and packed full of expert advice, The New Dad's Survival Guide is the go-to guide for modern, hands-on dads.
Rob Kemp is a freelance journalist, editor-at-large for dads' online magazine FQ (Father's Quarterly), writes the dad's newsletter for Boots Parenting Club and is a contributing editor to Men's Health magazine. He has written articles on the subject of pregnancy and fatherhood for a number of other national titles and websites including the Guardian, Independent, Pregnancy, Baby and You, Pregnancy & Birth, Mother & Baby, MSN and Sainsbury's Fresh Ideas among others. His books include The Expectant Dad's Survival Guide, The New Dad's Survival Guide (both Vermilion) and The Good Guys; 50 heroes who changed the world with kindness. @robkemp_author