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Should a pregnant woman get any special treatment from her husband?

in this case she's not high risk

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:52 PM on Mar. 20, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (55)
  • Lets see...back rubs, foot rubs, midnight ice cream runs,...give me a bit I know there is more.

    Answer by Farrahann at 12:54 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • YEA!!!!!!!!!!!

    Answer by kokopuffs at 12:54 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • Absolutely! I believe he should do all heavy lifting, run out to the store when she has a craving, and give her a foot/back rub when shes aching

    Answer by jhj4ever at 12:54 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • lol i think most guys just do but then again some guys are jerks and some women dont want special treatment. heck im high risk and i get sick of it. lol, i feel like im not aloud to do anything ,but he loves me and wants to make sure we are both healthy

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 12:55 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • its a necessity ;]

    Answer by aliciatron at 12:56 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • Depends on what you call special treatment. I am preggo and as I get bigger he doesnt expect me to do certain things if he is around. But I am a believer too that just cause you are pregnant doesnt mean you are broken either.

    Answer by AK_aries at 12:56 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • Not really. My husband willingly helps out a lot more though. He doesn't want me to lift anything too heavy. He did a lot more between 15-20 weeks because I was put on a modified bed rest because of a placenta previa and bleeding. Now that it's all clear, he doesn't need to help but he does.

    I don't think being pregnant is a handicap. I am fully functioning, even at 31 weeks. I do have SPD though, so he does help a little more until I can get my hips aligned! But he works all day, and is tired. I still cook, clean and function! I just can't life up things like I used to!


    Answer by celticreverie at 12:57 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • Yes, pregnancy can do some terrible things to your body. I have a close friend who was sick for the entire pregnancy. She threw up probably 3-4 times a day, EVERY day. She definitely needed lots of extra care from hubby. I had a very easy pregnancy, but I was still super emotional, I didn't have hubby at the time, but I could have used some extra care.

    Now if he's working 12-14 hours a day (like my hubby does, and many others) he still needs to be extra loving and helpful, but she needs to understand that he can't do everything for her when he gets home or on weekends.

    Answer by toriandgrace at 12:58 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • I don't expect much. With my first son, I got pneumonia at 6 months, lost my fluid at 8 months, given fluid then lost ALL of it and had to have a C-section at 36weeks. I worked all the way until they put me in the hospital. He went to the NICU, at 8 weeks he stopped breathing in Mar of 07. I had the pneumonia from Oct 06-Mar 07. I was not immune to chicken pox, and the MMR. Uhhhh. Now at 10 weeks, I am high risk and am having problems with this pregnancy as well.. They treat me different at work and my fiance is trying to do the same.. I don't expect much especially at work because I don't want them talking ya know.. Wish me luck.

    Answer by Prican91181 at 1:16 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • preg again 10 weeks. sorry 2nd one.

    Answer by Prican91181 at 1:17 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

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