Try not to wonder silently what your partner needs. It's OK to ask, and it's OK to take her suggestions to heart.
Try not to worry privately about whether your performance as a father is going to be perfect. Share what you are thinking and feeling with your partner -- she's probably thinking and feeling the same things about being a mother.
Talking things over will help your partner know that you feel involved with the pregnancy and are looking forward to the birth of your baby -- even if you don't feel like you have all the answers right now.
Try asking these questions:
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