Welcome Back!

User Name
Password
Not Registered?

Tell us a little about yourself.

My child’s birthday is (for newsletter customization):

Enter an email address:

This is where your newsletters will be delivered to and where GreatDad.com will contact you with your new account information.

father's forum

A place to discuss, learn and share ideas, thoughts and solutions.
Latest Posts

Nike shose
Posts: 2 Views: 61

Copiare borse omega
Posts: 2 Views: 59

Moncler Stivali
Posts: 1 Views: 49

Scarpe Burberry Mens
Posts: 3 Views: 49

Presa di pandora
Posts: 3 Views: 45

hi mom!

Would you like to share this site with your husband or a friend?

Just enter his email address and your name below and we'll let him know all about GreatDad.com.

His email address
Your Name

Being the best husband for your pregnant wife

Paul Banas
Author Paul Banas
Submitted 13-09-2008

An expectant father may find himself in the unique situation of wanting to be a supportive partner to his pregnant wife, but having no idea where to begin.

Greg Bishop, founder of Boot Camp for New Dads, explains that there are many easy ways to show you care.

"Every mom-to-be will experience a unique rollercoaster of physical and emotional changes," Bishop says. "During pregnancy, dads tend to serve as the punching bag for all moms’ frustrations."

A dad’s support can be invaluable for a mom that is suffering everything from unusual food cravings to morning sickness, he suggests. Fathers can prepare by reading pregnancy books – or even taking the initiative to buy some of his own at the bookstore.

Communication is vital, Bishop emphasizes. Sharing each other’s hopes, thoughts and worries will help both mom and dad prepare to use their parenting skills in the future.

To really be a star husband, fathers-to-be can think of unique ways to show they care, such as purchasing her favorite flavor of ice cream or painting the nursery unprompted, Bishop advises.

There are around 26.4 million fathers living in married-couple families, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
ADNFCR-1662-ID-18777771-ADNFCR

0 comments