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How does pregnancy affect the expectant dads?

Hilda Y. Hutcherson, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Because pregnancy’s changes are most obvious in a woman -- it’s happening in her body, after all -- we of­ten forget how this life-altering experience can affect expectant dads. Lots of men still find their pregnant partners attractive -- some are even more turned on. Aside from finding her physical transformation appealing, he may feel a sense of masculine pride knowing that he got her pregnant. And many men simply feel closer to their partners during pregnancy, which they may express sexually.

 

 

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