For a pregnant wife, the experience of carrying and giving birth to a baby is very exciting. It is the time where more care and support is needed.
Being a would-be dad, it is essential to give love, affection and care to your pregnant wife starting from conception to delivery.
For a pregnant, sometimes, the period of nine months will be full of stress and troubles.
As a wife wishes her husband to share every incident that occurs during pregnancy, it is your responsibility to play a supportive role during this high-stress period and try your best to make her free from stress and troubles.
Keeping a good communication and sharing the feelings of your pregnant wife about pregnancy helps to reduce the stress and related problems.
On the other hand, during pregnancy, the female body undergoes various changes due to hormonal imbalance. As a result, she may experience pregnancy symptoms. Some of these symptoms may continue throughout the pregnancy.
A proper prenatal care can reduce these symptoms and develop a healthy environment for your wife and baby during these nine months. So, follow these helpful tips to provide proper prenatal care to your pregnant wife.
Taking care of her health (mentally and physically) is very important. So, consult your doctor regularly and follow the prenatal visits as per the doctor’s recommended schedule.
Encourage your pregnant wife to eat a proper diet on timely basis, as it reduces the symptom of nausea (if any).
The diet for a pregnant should include a variety of nutritious foods such as vitamins, minerals, fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and lots of water. Focus on eating calcium, iron and folic acid foods, as they help prevent birth defects and provides healthy environment for the baby.
Remember that sharing her pregnancy diet is very helpful in making your pregnant wife follow and maintain the diet.
Also, explain her about the dangers that arise with smoking, alcohol consumption and unnecessary usage of drugs during pregnancy. [Fetal Alcohol Syndrome]
Advise her to stay away from these as soon as possible. Being a would-be dad, even you need to quit smoking and alcohol consumption. Thus, it encourages your pregnant wife to quit easily.
On the other hand, try to implement a simple exercise routine (walking, swimming) and direct her to practice regularly, so that your pregnant wife may feel more healthy and energetic all the day. Exercising regularly helps tone her muscles and provides a healthy baby with safe delivery.
Try to provide a peaceful environment for your wife by sharing happiest moments or listening to her favorite music. Ask her to take a short rest during the day, if she is still working.
Share her responsibilities in domestic duties. As a husband, spend more time with your wife by playing an active role in the kitchen or in other duties.
Be understanding. Try to cheer her up when depressed, calm her down when irritated, and be affectionate when she feels insecure. Guiding and encouraging your pregnant wife during pregnancy is one of your main duties as a husband.