As you enter your third trimester, the last phase of your pregnancy, physical intimacy with your partner and his feelings about your new baby may change dramatically. Some of these adjustments may have begun earlier in your pregnancy, but they reach a peak during the third trimester.
Sometime between the 26th week of your pregnancy and your date of delivery, your partner's interest may shift from concern for you, to also getting ready for your new baby. There is little doubt that most fathers attach to their babies before they are born. However, the level of attachment depends on their relationship with the mother.
You can nurture and help him prepare for his role as father by encouraging him to:
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