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Don’t comment on her eating habits… Ever.
Even if it’s 3am and she wants spareribs and
cream soda. Don’t do it.
Why are you crying? Don’t ask that!
Her hormones will answer you
and you don’t want that.
Don’t comment on the way she
dresses. You can’t be more tired
than her. She’s making a human
being; she’s obviously more
tired than you.
on her weight
Try to avoid saying “no” to her
or denying her anything…
it’s not a good idea.
“Yes!” Say this word
enthusiastically and often.
“Other than your baby-bump,
I can’t even tell you’re pregnant”
Use this when she asks you
how she looks.
even when you don't.
“I love you”
As much as possible
“I want to read books about parenting
and pregnancy” (And do it. It actually helps)
Numerous doctors visits:
Try to be there for her as much as you can.
Remember appointments yourself,
without her prompting you;
it will mean a lot to her.
Locate the bathrooms:
Pregnant woman go to the bathroom A LOT!
Her need to pee will be constant. Be patient
and help her locate bathrooms
wherever you go
Pregnant woman tend to forget things,
they call this baby-brain. Help her out when
she loses her purse, keys, coat, the dog,
her phone, your phone etc…
this won’t last forever and it’s
not her fault.
Even if it’s not the middle of summer,
she’s going to feel hot and there is
nothing you can do about it, except
turn on the air-conditioning and don’t
freak our when you see your next
It’s going to happen. Sometimes you won’t
understand why she’s crying and sometimes
neither will she. That’s fine, just be there for here.