Dad Experiencing 'Sympathy Pains' During His Fiance's Labor Passed Out And Didn't Get To Hold His Newborn For Hours
July 19, 2019 14:53
Usually, all attention in the delivery room is focused on the mom who's giving birth. But for this couple, the doctors were worried about the expecting dad as well.
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Did you know it's possible for dads to experience similar pregnancy symptoms like bloating and nausea when their partner is expecting? According to Scientific American, this phenomenon is known as couvade (sympathetic pregnancy).