If you’ve come to the conclusion that it’s time for vasectomy reversal NYC services, that means it’s also just about time to start thinking about daddy stuff. Albeit, there are a few more corners to turn. But the chances are, in due time, you’re going to be caring for a little version of yourself. So you’d best get yourself prepared. Of course, there are some things you just can’t prepare for. But we’d like to think that we can help you get things moving on the right foot.
1. A pregnant woman’s hormones sometimes go beyond reason.
The sooner you accept that sometimes there just isn’t making any sense of your spouse’s emotions, the better. She knows it. You know it. And anyone who has ever had a kid knows it. Try to understand that these fights aren’t personal, and that this is going to go on for a very long time. Maintain your zen and remember that this woman one day will be the mother to your child. Keep an eye out for the third trimester. That’s usually when the silly arguments start to flare up.
2. Prepare to be there for your spouse when she has morning sickness.
Keep in mind that your spouse is going through a lot. By no stretch of the imagination is being pregnant fun. You do not have to be pregnant. What you have to do, is help your wife get through being pregnant. So when she has morning sickness, you have to be there for her. This will be a responsibility that you’ll have to attend to during the first trimester of pregnancy.
3. You owe it to your wife to at least explore your options regarding paternity leave.
You can save the big news for around the second trimester. But sooner or later, you should run it by your supervisor or manager and see if you can get any time off. There’s a reason paternity leave exists. And that’s because people need it. In all likelihood you’ll get more time than you think they’d give you. And you should accept it.
4. If you don’t go to all doctor’s appointments with your wife, you will regret it.
Once again, this is something that is very difficult that the mother of your child is going through. You must be there for her every step of the way. Additionally, these appointments will update both of you on important information regarding the status of your child. You’ll want to hear straight from the horse’s mouth, rather than filtered through your wife in an emotional time.
5. Do your research about what the best options are for the birth.
Read up on C-sections, and the pros and cons of using drugs versus having a natural birth. In the end, these are decision that your wife will have to make, not you. But it’s in your best interest to try and arrive at a conclusion together. That means you’ll want to know what you’re talking about going into this discussion.
Dr. Harry Fisch is a vasectomy reversal NYC doctor. He has appeared on various well known publications and television shows, including Today, Howard Stern, and 20/20. To learn more about Dr. Fisch’s expertise in vasectomies and vasectomy reversals, give his office a call at 212-879-0800.