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Guide to Being Three Weeks Pregnant


What Your Partner Should Know
Your partner should be able to help you wade though all the choices that come with pregnancy.
Your partner should be able to help you wade though all the choices that come with pregnancy.

While not everyone gets to have a partner in the pregnancy business, it is, ideally, a two-person job. (Minimum.)

While blastocysts are forming, hormones are releasing, and implantation is occurring, partners have one, huge responsibility: Sharing in the process. Those hormones can be a little tough on mom's mental state, and all that inner baby-making activity can be a serious drain on energy, even at this early stage. Assistance from a partner in such things as choosing a doctor, selecting pregnancy-related reading material and researching proper diets can make a big difference in how the sometimes-difficult first-trimester plays out.

In short, get in there. She needs you.

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