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Dad-to-be pregnancy calendar

The essential pregnancy milestones a dad-to-be needs to know

Posted: 19 April 2012
by Sophie Westnedge

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Dad-to-be pregnancy calendar

Finding out your partner’s pregnant is an exciting moment. You may think that you’ve got nine months before there’s much that you need to do. Think again!

There are lots of pregnancy milestones that affect dads too so you’ll want to find out what to look out for and when and how you can get involved.

Dad-to-be pregnancy milestones

Week 2-4: Finding out the news

Week 8: First antenatal appointment

Week 12: First scan

Week 17: Boy or girl

Week 20: Second scan

Weeks 21 and 22: First kick and baby talk

Week 25: Paternity leave

Week 28: Antenatal class

Week 35: Birth plan

Week 36: Plan your hospital route

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