I know im lucky to still have him there supporting me full time, and i personally know alot of girls who got prego and the guy walked out, but does anyone have suggestions on getting him more interested and involved?
MIL asked us to go pick out a stroller/car seat combo today because she wants to order it as a baby gift, but when i talked to him about it he just said "its up to you" he says that about everything and I want him to be more involved in picking out LO's stuff.
my OH was like this aswell, i bought him a book (pregnancy for men) and he started to read it and has understood everything more. i think it won't sink in until LO is here though. i think it's just a man thing
I think most fathers-to-be are like this..not all, but most. I know mine is. He let me choose all of the colours and everything, he's not thrilled with what I picked but knows better than to complain
I told my OH before I registered if he had ANY opinion, because if he did not tell me and I came back with something he disliked it was his fault. He won't even read a baby book cause he was around when all his siblings were born, he thinks he knows everything (maybe he does, who knows :P )
When i asked my OH about colors and themes he wanted real tree camo (LO is a girl) I worked it in though and a friend is giving me a bedding set for her that is camo (but has bright pink bows all over). He also told me he doesnt like zebra because it makes him go dizzy. And the stroller he wants, the only reason he likes it is because it has diamond plate on it. That is all the opinions i get from him though.
What was in the book? Do they have one that tells the OH how they can be more interactive with LO before she is born?
As the previous posters have said, I wouldn't worry so much, my OH was exactly the same and still is. I think it may be because your OH thinks you'll know best for the baby and perhaps doesn't want to give the wrong opinion? Besides we're the ones who have to go through pregnancy, so we should make the fun shopping choices
AS long as he seems comitted to you and the baby, don't worry if he doesn't want to choose the stroller or other things, it'll be you who probably pushes it more anywho! LOL.
Any opinions, advice, statements or other information expressed or made available on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com by users or third parties, including but not limited to bloggers, are solely those of the respective user or other third party. They do not reflect the opinions of BabyandBump.Momtastic.com and they have not been reviewed by a physician, psychologist or parenting expert or any member of the BabyandBump.Momtastic.com staff for accuracy, balance or objectivity. Content and other information presented on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com are not a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, counseling, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical or mental health advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com. BabyandBump.Momtastic.com does not endorse any opinion, advice, statement, product, service or treatment made available on the website. If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately.