Pregnancy For Men / Wife Is Pregnant
You just found out that your wife is pregnant! What exciting — and scary — news! Whether you’re trying to figure out how best to support your wife through these next crazy nine months, or you just want to educate yourself on how your baby is growing, you can find everything you need in this pregnancy for men page. Be prepared and learn everything you need when it comes to pregnancy and how to help your pregnant wife. Daddies-to-be, you’re a crucial part of this process and we are here to help you. Mummies-to-be, this is where your husband can read up on various topics about pregnancy for men. All you have to do is to point them to this section about pregnancy for men especially written for them!
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Pregnancy news can be overwhelming, even for couples who were trying for a baby already. Here are some of the usual reactions to pregnancy that men can experience.
You just found out you're pregnant, and it's a big surprise. For some, this can mean great joy and happiness, and for others — not so much. An unplanned can definitely be scary for both men and women, but don't let the nerves and anxiety take over. Take a minute and let it sink in. Here are some do's and don'ts when you're faced with an unplanned pregnancy.
Although half of all pregnancies are unplanned,…
Living with a pregnant wife can be a rollercoaster ride. If you want a peaceful life, make sure you know these 10 things should never leave your mouth!
Pregnancy for dads can be stressful too. They are going through a lot of emotional changes so it is best to avoid these questions during the length of pregnancy.
Planning to conceive in the near future? Here’s a rough guide of the costs and expenses involved with pregnancy to prevent bill shock. Time to get those piggy banks out!
A big number of fathers are not aware of exactly what happens during labour and delivery. Sure, they know where the baby is coming out from — but there's a little bit more to it than that. Mum will be mentally, physically and emotionally exhausted — perhaps more so than she has ever been up to that point. Dad's job is to look after and support his wife during this critical time, so he should…
Complimentary therapies like pregnancy reflexology are becoming more popular as means to sooth expecting mummies by providing physical and emotional relief.
A labour or birth partner is there to offer constant support during all stages of labour and delivery. A pregnant woman can choose their spouse, friend, mother, sister, any relative or a doula to offer support during the final stage of her pregnancy.
Men may find it tough supporting a pregnant partner. Take a look through our month by month dad's guide to pregnancy for tips on how to handle it all.
As a guy, it’s sometimes hard to get involved in the pregnancy process. After all, you’re not the one undergoing all the changes during the nine months. But that doesn't mean you can't do something to contribute.
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There’s a lot you can do to support your pregnant partner, just by being there and showing you care. (Trust us — those hormones just want to be loved, too!) Here…
Pregnancy is a journey you'll travel together but your lady is going to experience a number of symptoms which might make her feel a little down in the dumps at times. These days, sex might be furthest from her mind. Here's what you can do to romance her in a non-sexual way.
Your partner is carrying a lot of extra weight and it puts a great strain on her back and legs. Time for her to relax, put her feet up and be indulged in one of your perfect pregnancy massages. Here's how to impress.
It can be tough to stay in shape during your partner's pregnancy. It's to easy to forget about healthy eating and exercise. It's great support for your partner as they will need to eat right too. Here are ten foods to add to your diet during pregnancy.
As a new dad, it's important to spend as much time with your new baby as possible. Now, this has been made much easier. Thanks to new measures for paternity leave in Singapore. Find out what you are entitled to.
Changes to a man during pregnancy can sometimes go unnoticed as all attention settles on his partner and her growing bump. Scientists have shown that men's hormones actually alter during pregnancy too.
The days are nearing to becoming a full-time dad and it's time for big decisions: will you go back to work or throw in the 9-to-5 routine and become the stay-at-home dad you've craved to be? We check out if you measure up.
Pregnancy is a different experience for dads than it is for mums. It is an important element of womanhood. But now dads have the opportunity to experience some of the pregnancy perks directly. The Huggies pregnancy belt for dads allows them to feel their baby's kicks and movements. Would you buy one if they were in the market? See how it works...
You might be glowing at the prospects of becoming a new mummy, but having an unsupportive husband is the quickest way to put a lid on your happiness. But just because your husband is not the doting kind, does not necessarily mean that he is not the supportive kind. Sometimes you might just have to remind of him. Here's how...
As a new dad, you’ll soon realize there is no roadmap to coping with the ups and downs or the trials and tribulations of fatherhood. So let us debunk the top 10 commonly held fatherhood myths that can trip up new parents and give you the edge on becoming the best father.
Will I enjoy sex when I am pregnant? Is there a reason why couples should avoid sex during this time? Dr Tan Eng Loy, Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology sheds some light to these questions and more. Read about it here!
All about pregnancy sex
Sexual intercourse in the absence of contraception leads to pregnancy. Upon achieving pregnancy, many couples may stop having sexual intercourse as they have seemingly achieved their target. Some may also avoid sexual…
The babymoon, or the concept of a holiday during pregnancy, is a trend that is taking off among parents-to-be right now, and it looks set to grow even more popular. Here are the reasons why a babymoon is a good idea and what locations make for good babymoon getaways.
Why go on a babymoon
When you’re pregnant and suffering from morning sickness, traveling might be the last thought on your mind. But as you pass into the…
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If you’re expecting a second baby, you might be wondering how to explain your pregnancy to your child. When you inform your child that he or she will be having a new sibling, do you say that the baby will be delivered by the stork or do you tell them all the facts? When is a child old enough to understand? What about using a pregnancy doll?
The pregnancy doll
Many parents explain pregnancy by…
In our Asian-centric society, men are expected to support their wives through upsetting or traumatic events. This is where a man finds himself in a unique situation as the silent sufferer. Many neglect to give a grieving man the compassion and sympathy he deserves.
Your pregnancy mood swings are confusing the wits out of your loved ones. One moment they are laughing with you, only to find themselves walking on eggshells around you in the next. Luckily, there are ways for them to cope with your pregnancy mood swings so that they can escape this potential minefield unscathed.
Men weren't allowed in the delivery room until the 1970s. This is a far cry from the hospital scene that we are familiar with nowadays. Husbands in the 21st century have taken on a more active role in the delivery room. They are no longer forbidden from the delivery process and are in fact, encouraged to provide their wives with physical and emotional support by staying at their side. How do you feel about dads…
Husbands are now expected to be in the delivery room with their wives as they give birth. You may have heard of horror stories and gory details about other women's labour experiences. But how can fathers, especially first-time dads, handle the birth of their own babies? Here are 10 tips dad should learn from to survive your wife's delivery.
Dr. Jazlan Joosoph, specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Raffles Women’s Centre, shares tongue-in-cheek advice on how you…
Your spouse is pregnant, gaining weight and experiencing the symptoms. But how is it that, as her spouse, you’re gaining weight and experiencing these symptoms too? You might experiencing what's called a sympathetic pregnancy — and it's not all in your head. If you're experiencing similar pregnancy symptoms as your spouse, you might be suffering from Couvade Syndrome.
What is Couvade Syndrome?
Couvade Syndrome is a condition when a father-to-be experiences common pregnancy symptoms like mood swings,…
Being a superdad will come naturally to you but it doesn't hurt to swat up on a few tips to help you through those early weeks.
When it comes to bonding with your unborn baby, parents are not always equally able to partake. Mum has no problem bonding and almost does it effortlessly. After all, the unborn baby is attached to her, receiving life from her and growing inside her. Mum can feel every movement, everything from hic-ups to kicks. But, what about dad? Here are a few suggestions to help your man bond with your unborn baby.