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Taking care of dad

Family Matters > Taking care of dad

With all the joy and excitement of your pregnancy, the check-ups, the baby-showers and the general planning and shopping for your new baby it is sometimes easy to overlook your partner and how they coping with all the activity and emotions surrounding being a parent.

While the mother to be has a wealth of information from her cargiver, advice from friends and family and magazines, books and websites to help her understand and cope with her pregnancy, partners often don't know what to do, what to expect and how to help. It is important that from the very beginning you get your partner involved and let them help you through this wonderful time, even if it is just to help with practical things like painting a nursery or shopping for baby things.

Every family is different and some fathers prefer to let you deal with it all but it is still important that you share everything you have learned about your pregnancy and the progress of your pregnancy. Try to have as much together time as you can in order that partners don't feel they have to fight for your attention but remind them that you need to deal with all the emotions that pregnancy brings and tell them ways they can help and support you.



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2 comments on this topic


oliviamarie91 (1520.2 days ago)
My fiance is very excited. He wants everything to be just him and I, he wants just us to be at the first ultrasound and appointment...as far as baby showers and making the baby registry he wants to leave that to me. I am sure when we find out what we are having he will LOVE to shop! I normally read the development of our baby from this site. He loves hearing how our baby is growing each day! I have an amazing man.





Rosie (1602.3 days ago)
I tried to get D involved as much as I could and he was excited and happy to put up with me. He is wonderful so we didn`t have many problems :)







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