Emotional groundwork before becoming a father

Before experiencing childbirth there are many different questions that arise in the mind of parents and fathers often wonder what they can do to contribute towards helping their partners and take on a more active role during pregnancy and after.

This blog post will discuss what fathers can do to improve the pregnancy of their partners and also deal with their own struggles and feelings regarding this new, monumental change in the lives of the family.

Physically there is a lot a father can do beforehand but we are going to be focussing on emotionally how fathers can create a safe and supportive environment for both the mother and the child to grow up in.

  1. Your feelings are valid: The first and foremost thing for new fathers to realise is that all the feelings of stress, anxiety and frust