Dads may commiserate with their partners as they suffer through pregnancy, but they’ll never truly know what it’s like to deal with the discomforts that come with growing a baby. For some women, morning sickness is like getting food poisoning for weeks on end, or sometimes even the entire pregnancy. Third trimester heartburn often makes sleep all but impossible. And that’s not even getting into the many small indignities endured throughout: blood draws, urine samples, cold ultrasound gel, probing questions. Pregnancy itself is just a minefield of discomfort sometimes.
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