Dad to be
The pregnancy test is positive, an exciting period! You are having a baby, and so you will become a father!
Becoming a father is really special. You see the body of your wife / girlfriend changing and feel your baby moving during the pregnancy. The ultrasound images have already given you a little acquaintance with the baby.
Your baby is going to be born, but for you that also means a new phase as father and mother. That’s a big change! It is almost impossible to prepare for this perfectly, but we hope to help you on your way with the information below
Because you are not carrying the baby, you go through a completely different process than your wife / girlfriend. But you have a role! A very important one, which already starts in pregnancy and which never ends.
The paternity leave for salaried partners is once the number of working hours per week. As of July 1st 2020, an additional paternity leave has been added. Paternity leave is also referred to as maternity leave, birth leave or partner leave.
During pregnancy a lot changes in the body of your wife / girlfriend. The pregnancy hormones are often the culprit at the beginning of pregnancy for all kinds of complaints (nausea, fatigue and painful breasts).