This year alone, there are 4.2 million expectant fathers – and they’re much more involved in pregnancy and childbirth than ever before. In fact, many fathers-to-be are so intertwined with their developing baby that they experience symptoms such as weight gain, nausea, insomnia and even labor pains, called Couvade Syndrome.
Pregnant women usually take care of their physical health, but how many consider their oral health? All moms-to-be should because gum disease, bacteria and other oral infections can affect a mother’s overall health and may negatively affect the baby’s birth weight.
A lot of thought goes into decorating a baby’s room. But what happens when your child grows? Redecorating a room for a child can be very time-consuming and expensive, so just start with the essentials and decorate as you go along. Remember: keep it simple. If you make sure large things (such as furniture, wall paint, and flooring) are very neutral, you can work with the accessories of the room as the years pass.
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