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ERIC Number: ED393028
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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The First Look at Fatherhood: For Men Only.
Iowa State Dept. of Public Health, Des Moines.; Utah State Dept. of Human Services, Salt Lake City. Div. of Substance Abuse,
Directed at men planning to become fathers, this booklet offers recommendations on how men can increase their chances of producing physically and mentally healthy babies. A number of precautions can be taken both before and after conception. Potential effects of alcohol abuse, drug use and abuse, smoking, and toxic chemicals encountered in the workplace are discussed with respect to men's fertility and impact on the health of the future child. Ways of encouraging and supporting a partner to pursue a healthy lifestyle once she becomes pregnant are also presented. Contains 12 references, a glossary of terms for fathers-to-be, and 6 additional recommended readings. (RB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Health, Des Moines.; Utah State Dept. of Human Services, Salt Lake City. Div. of Substance Abuse,
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