By Akansha Bansal,
Whether you are planning for your first baby or the second one, a proper planning is always good to initiate conception. These important things can help you take many other decisions with respect to your pregnancy and childbirth. Therefore, in this blog, we have summarised important 5 things to discuss with your Partner when planning a baby.
Willing to become a Parent
The planning should start when you both are ready mentally to become a parent. Raising a new-born can be tiring and difficult for you. However, every couple wants to have a baby, but it is very important that this willingness should arise at the same time. The discussion should include the mental acceptance for having a baby. Hence, this discussion is very important when you are planning how to get pregnant.
Planning for a baby not only involves mental acceptance but also of financial condition. A child takes birth with numerous financial responsibility for parents. If you are planning for a baby, then it is also important that you should be financially stable to manage your expenses with an arrival of a new little member.
The age gap between kids, if planning for a second baby
If this is going to be your second pregnancy then it is good to discuss the same with your partner. A proper age gap of minimum three years is always considered to be good. However, there are many parents who support the statement where the less age gap between siblings have been mentioned. Although, there is both bad and good side of having two kids with less age gap, hence, it totally depends upon you and your partner that what you both prefer.
Sharing of Responsibility
Planning for a pregnancy not only involves the planning of childbirth, in fact, it also the sharing of responsibility while raising and upbringing a child. Raising and upbringing become easier when both of you shares a responsibility. It is not correct to handle this major responsibility single-handed by any of the parents. Therefore, it is appreciable if you are planning to discuss this important thing with your partner when planning a baby.
Health & Lifestyle
Once you are planning for a baby, it is vital to consider your physical health and lifestyle. Here, the health and lifestyle of both the parents affect the conception; hence, it is good to start discussing your health and lifestyle and do the necessary changes if you feel it is important.
A decision to expand the family is quite natural and good, however, we all accept, parenting is not a walk in a park, it is one of the toughest things to do. Hence, discuss the above important things with your partner when planning for a baby. Remember, parenting should involve a proper thought-process and planning before you welcome a new little member into your family.
This blog was totally dedicated to all those parents who are in the decision-making process and planning for their baby. I hope this blog was a useful guide for all of you.
About Akansha Bansal:
Lives with a notion “SIMPLE LIVING, HIGH THINKING” and have an optimistic approach towards life. Always eager to learn new things. She is founder of a Parenting website called “Budding Star”.