There’s something inherently unfair about pregnancy. My body is undergoing all kinds of crazy changes, I feel sick, tired, emotionally unstable all the time. My husband feels physically the same. I’m sure he’s feeling some mental/psychological changes, especially the annoyance that his wife wants to go to sleep at 9 on a Friday night, but his body is the same.
To my husband’s credit, he has done a lot of really nice and helpful things during these first few months. He has taken over all cat litter duties (which he has to, but I’ll still give him credit), he did the laundry last week, he has gotten up early a few mornings to feed the cats so I don’t have to. So even though he may not feel different, he is doing things differently, and I appreciate them.
Like most significant others, he is imperfect. And it is from watching the things he has and hasn’t done that I realized that there are a number of things that a significant other can do to make pregnancy, at least early pregnancy since that’s all I know, a little more bearable. None of these are life altering changes, in fact, most of them are pretty small and simple. But at least in this house, they make a pretty big difference.
These are my top 6- what things can/does your significant other do to make pregnancy a little easier on you?
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