Preparing for Baby: What to Do Before You’re Due
Obviously, you've got babies on the brain. What can you do to prepare yourself for a pregnancy?
Get on the same page with your partner.
Don't wait until the nurse is wheeling Junior out the door for his circumcision to realize that your husband is all for it and you aren't. Discuss issues important to you now. Do you want to breastfeed? Vaccinate? Have the birth at home?
You don't have to sit your significant other down and initiate a thorough examination regarding every aspect of pregnancy and parenting, but you should start having these conversations, if you haven't already. When you see the toddler kicking and screaming as his mother drags him through the mall, what happens? If your husband says, “What that kid needs is a good whipping!” and you are opposed to spanking of any kind, it is better to start working that out now, before it is your kid doing the kicking and screaming.