It’s been said that men can feel isolated, distant and insignificant during their partner’s pregnancy. People flock to her, admiring her growing belly and other physical changes, while the father-to-be goes generally unnoticed. Obviously, no dad can understand the day-to-day reality of carrying a child to term, but there are ways he can participate. The following are some pieces of advice for dads during pregnancy:
If you are an expectant father, there are several ways to share in your partner's pregnancy. You can be there to feel the baby kick, shop for the nursery, help determine baby names.
By being involved as a dad during pregnancy, you'll better give her the support she needs when she needs it most. You'll also find it easier to talk about your own anxieties. In the end, your relationship will be stronger, and you'll both be better prepared for parenthood. Download our checklist.