Pregnancy is very complicated. It isn’t a one-man job. After the baby-making course, both the husband and wife should be in the aftermath together. While the wife experiences mental, emotion and physical changes, the man should be at her side and adjust to these different kinds of variation to please his wife. The soon-to-be-mommy will become very sensitive and mostly uncomfortable. She will be hysterical with her figure and will experience morning sickness and body pain as the man just frantically observes. In order to ease some of the wife’s struggle, here are some tips for the husband to help him survive the nerve-racking process ‘til the ninth month.
1. Respond Positively to EVERYTHING
If you’re the dominant type of husband, well, this is the moment you have to force yourself to be submissive. You must maintain the lowest tone of your voice while speaking to a sensitive pregnant wife and agree to whatever she says, no matter how ridiculous it is. Everything she has to say is always right. And just you are not in any position to object, that is the ultimate rule to have a happy wife.
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2. Sugar-Coat Your Words
Always appear excited when you see her with her growing womb, it would be the best way to boost her first stage of pregnancy. During the pace, she would be conscious with her weight and appearance. Even if she looks fat and ghastly, you must always give her the most sugar-coated compliment. you could over think of, turn her into the most beautiful woman in earth.
3. Be Her 24/7 Escort
When she’s sleeping or sitting, when she stands and wherever she goes, you are mandated to be with her ALWAYS, there are no exceptions. Your wife will need all the help she can get especially if the baby has already grown so much. You have to always keep an eye on her in order to avoid accidents that could lead to a disaster during her prenatal stage. Especially when she needs to go to the bathroom, accompanying her is a top priority due to the slippery floor.
4. Visit the Doctor Together
During doctor’s appointment, you must have a perfect attendance in all of it. Being with her during these instances will calm her. She’ll know that you are with her and just as thrilled as she is. Second, you’ll find out about your wife’s and your soon-to-be baby’s condition. And, lastly, during unexpected occurrences you will be oriented on what necessary actions should be done.
5. A Happy Wife is a Happy Life
Pregnancy is stressful, it is both emotionally and physically demanding. So, to lessen the burden, you should do all the household chores. It is about time that you help her out in the house. Your wife would start ranting more than her usual self. She’d complain about everything. There would be times she would start crying. So, for a harmonious home to prevail, you should do everything she demands you to do. Buy her the food she wants, massage her, read her books and throw away all the things that triggers her sensitive nose.
6. Help Her Sleep
Another factor that causes her mood swings is her lack of sleep. When pregnant, sleeping is struggle. When they lay down on their backs, the baby drops intense pressure on the mother’s spines and internal organs causing them immense pain. For pregnant wives, sleeping is like being kicked and punched in the womb. Help her as she lies down, assist her every move and surround her with pillows as she adjusts her position.
7. Understand Her Struggle
There would come a time where you would end up becoming frustrated with all your wife’s demand. You become restless. You end up being fed up and you’re slowly losing the tiny ounce of patience you have left. But before exploding, think of what your wife is experiencing at the moment. She would feel happy, stressed, tired, depressed and angry simultaneously. It might be tiring but your baby and your wife needs you. And, to be with them, you have man up and be the person she could depend on.
8. Be Patient When She Pees
Another test of patience is her excessive peeing. Pregnant women have no control over it. Every 30 minutes they would run to the toilet and pee. You have to wake up in the middle of the night, stop at a nearby comfort room while driving and miss the climax of the movie you’re watching just to assist her to make sure she gets to the bathroom safely. However, before becoming frustrated, put yourself in her shoes in order to know how inconvenient it is for her as well.
9. Be Fully Packed
When the baby has only one more month stay in her mommy’s womb, as the father, you should start packing up a ready-to-go kit when the baby comes out. You should bring burp clothes for the baby, nurse prescribed diapers, nursing bras for the mother, breast pump for the milk, baby bottles equipped with new born nipples, baby wipes, and comfortable baby blankets. One more thing is the organized milk storage bag. It is essential to carry all the time. After feeding the baby for the first time, your wife would be worn out and will need to regain her strength through resting. The baby, on the other hand, would cry often for milk. Thus, a milk storage bag would help in storing milk for the baby’s need.
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