Dad to Dad: 20 Things You Need to Know Before the Baby Comes

Want to be better prepared to be a new dad? Check out these 20 tips from a Dad who's been there (21 Photos)

Matt Villano on Feb 28, 2013 at 11:12AM

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About to Be a New Dad? Read This

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a Matt Villano on Jun 1, 2010 at 5:45PM

No matter how many times you read What to Expect When You're Expecting, no one can tell you how it really is for us guys when baby arrives except for another dad. Between swaddling, diaper duty and her breastfeeding, fatherhood feels like a whole new world -- one with all things beer, sleep and sex-related put on hold. Want to be better prepared? Check out these 20 must-know, guy-to-guy tips from a Dad who's been there.


Max Out the Sex Before the Moratorium Starts

During the last few months of pregnancy, your hot wife's belly will grow larger by the day which may be a bit of a libido kill. But remember this: most doctors prescribe (at least) a six-week post-birth moratorium on sex, so think twice before rolling over and going to bed. Can't get in the mood? Focus on those enormous breasts -- they won't stay that big forever! Oh, and rest assured, no matter how well-endowed you are, you won't hurt the baby.

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