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12 Dads Confess How They Really Felt in the Delivery Room

Posted by on Oct. 27, 2016 at 12:34 PM
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When I got pregnant with our first child, one of the things I wondered about was how my husband, a man with a strong fear of needles and a dislike of blood, would deal with seeing childbirth in all its glory. I knew he would want to be supportive, but could he handle it?

So, you can imagine my amusement when, as my son was crowning, my husband looked at me and said in an awed voice, "Man, this is incredible, you should REALLY see this!"

I politely informed him that I was rather busy at the moment.

After my son was finally born, I realized that I totally didn't need to have worried about my husband in the delivery room. He still describes it as one of the most amazing experiences in his life. 

We talked to 12 other dads to find out what they remember about being in the delivery room and how they really felt watching their children come into the world. Read on for their sweet and oh-so-real reactions.

 

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by on Oct. 27, 2016 at 12:34 PM
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Mom2Just1
by Platinum Member on Oct. 27, 2016 at 12:40 PM
Super cool!
Alexsi1
by on Oct. 27, 2016 at 6:46 PM

These are really neat.

mrskram
by Member on Oct. 28, 2016 at 8:45 AM

I almost started crying while reading these.. damn pregnancy hormones... I am pregnant with my second and I look forward to having my husband in the room with me again... he was incredible the first time... my husband is in tune with his feelings, so I wasn't surprised that he cried, but to see him hold our son for the first time, is a memory I will never forget!!

la_bella_vita
by Bella on Oct. 28, 2016 at 11:10 AM

Neat : ) 

celestegood
by Silver Member on Oct. 28, 2016 at 8:50 PM
Aw! So sweet.
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melindabelcher
by Gold Member on Oct. 29, 2016 at 8:28 PM
I've heard many of those same things from my husband it's neat seeing that others have felt similarly :)
Stevensmomma
by Silver Member on Oct. 30, 2016 at 2:35 PM
I don't know how dh felt he didn't show much emotion till the babies came
janessa27
by Bronze Member on Oct. 31, 2016 at 12:46 PM

Love these:)

othermom
by Silver Member on Oct. 31, 2016 at 1:00 PM

That is neat

momofnatalie
by on Oct. 31, 2016 at 3:50 PM

DH was so excited when he met both of his girls.  He literally left me and ran across the room to be with my oldest.  You could hear how proud and happy he was in the video.

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