Finding out that your partner is pregnant can lead to many conflicting emotions which is quite normal.
Finding out your partner is expecting not one, but two or more can be even more nerve-wracking, overwhelming and joyful.
Whether you have been trying for a baby for some time, or if this pregnancy is a big surprise, it is common to experience a lot of conflicting emotions and to have many questions.
Whilst a lot of the available advice and support is aimed primarily at the pregnant mum, we have a factsheet just for the partners.
The factsheet includes frequently asked questions and personal stories – if you prefer you can download it in separate sections.
- When your partner is expecting multiples – tips on how to prepare for the arrival of two, three, or more babies
- FAQs for when your partner is expecting – includes questions about paternity leave and finances
- Partners’ personal stories
- Partners’ mental health during pregnancy and the first year needs to be considered. Chronic sleep deprivation can have a huge on mental health. Two brave dads share their experience of their own postnatal depression. Click here to read.
If you have any questions after reading the factsheet please email them to email@example.com or call twinline 0800 138 0509.