How to make your pregnant partner smile

Tips for your partner on how to keep you smiling in pregnancy

Things your partner can do to make you smile in pregnancy

With emotions all over the place, here’s how to get your partner to help you smile now you’re pregnant

Pregnant couple cuddling

Let’s face it, it’s in your partner’s interest to keep you smiling during pregnancy, or they're the one bound to cop the moods if you’re not. So give them a helping hand and print this article out and casually leave it somewhere they’ll find it!

1. Tell her she’s gorgeous as often as you can
2. Be sympathetic if words such as ‘cramping’ or ‘discharge’ are mentioned
3. Go to all pregnancy related appointments (even if she tells you not to worry)
4. Don’t EVER eat food she is not allowed around her
5. Rub her lower back without being asked
6. Clean the bathroom
7. Buy her a pregnancy pillow
8. Even if it’s the 5th time that week, if she wants to talk about baby names, say: “Of course!”
9. Don’t drink alcohol around her if she's missing it
10. Tell her to sit down and offer her a foot massage
11. Tell her that you love her changing shape and that the amazingly thing her body is doing growing a baby it makes her even sexier to you.
12. Listen when she needs a whinge about pregnancy symptoms
13. Be diplomatic about chosen baby names you don’t like
14. Do more round the house than perhaps you normally do
15. Show interest in the birth plan
16. Tell her you love her, regularly

How to make your pregnant partner smile