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Take care of your own health
Learn about pregnancy
Go to your partner's prenatal visits.
Find ways to help your partner deal with the changes of pregnancy.
Spend time with your partner focusing on your baby and how you want to parent.
Spend time interacting with your developing baby.
Learn about childbirth. Attend childbirth classes with your partner.
Work with your partner to create a birth plan.
Learn baby care skills and how to support your baby's feedings.
Find ways to be close with your partner.
Take care of your baby while he is in the hospital.
Find ways to help with household and baby care.
Spend time each day holding and playing with your baby
Register for parenting classes like these:
Go to allinahealth.org/classes or call Allina Health Class Registration at 1-866-904-9962.
The labor companion's quick checklist
Chart your baby's breastfeedings and diapers
Chart your baby's formula feedings and diapers
Choosing child care worksheet
Immunization record worksheet
Voluntary paternity establishment