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So You're Going to Be a Dad, Revised Edition by Peter Downey

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And So, It Begins

“If only I could have seen the writing on the wall. It would have said, ‘Your wife’s pregnant! Run away! Run away!’”

Sex and its Side Effects

WARNING: The Surgeon General advises that sex may cause children.

Sex is an appropriate starting point for our consideration of fatherhood. After all, this is where the journey begins.

By the very virtue of the fact that you are actually reading this page, let’s assume that you have already passed this initial but crucial test. With flying colors. In the interests of good taste, I shall therefore refrain from elaborating any further on how much fun you had in the process and “Was it good for you too, babe?,” etc.

But we all get the message. While you were lying back in a haze of post-coital ...

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