Having a baby turns life upside down because it’s not just the baby. It’s a life you need to take care of. And undoubtedly, it’s the duty of both the husband and a wife to take equal responsibility for the child.Being a first-time parent is both exciting and nerve-racking. But one thing you never thought about until you got pregnant is, is your husband ready for a baby? Take this ''is my husband ready for a baby'' quiz and find out if he is ready to be a daddy!
1. Do you know anyone who may be willing to provide support for your partner or you once you have children?
A. Our families
B. We can make it on our own
C. Our friends
2. Family finances can be affected by having a child. Have you ever talked about that with your husband?
A. We have some savings
B. We are very candid about our financial situation and have a clear plan for how we will pay for this
C. Not really. It's too soon to think about that
3. What are his views on having children?
A. He can't wait! He loves playing with kids
B. Huge responsibility
C. He’s a little worried.
4. If things don't go according to plan, how does he react?
A. He handles it calmly
B. He's furious when something mucks up his carefully constructed plans
C. He'll grumble at first, but he'll come up with a solution
5. What does he do when he has no idea how to do something?
A. Asks for help
B. Waits for advice to be offered
C. Refuses to ask for advice
6. When you imagine your husband as a parent - are you happy with what you think he'd be like?
A. I have a few concerns about what sort of parent he might be like
B. Yes, I'm fairly certain he'd be the sort of parent I'd like to be
C. He'd try his best to be a good parent
7. What do you think your life will be like once you have a baby?
A. This change will make us a little more comfortable as a couple
B. Everything will be different, and we'll lose our independence
C. I reckon it will be joyful, but also scary at times
8. What do you think your husband might change once you have a baby?
A. I think that my partner will do what needs to be done
B. I don't expect that my partner will change too much
C. My partner and I have different ideas about how to raise a baby. I want to be hands-on and share the responsibilities, but I don't think my partner shares that view -P3rn
9. What is your main reason for thinking about starting a family?
A. The idea of starting a family has always been so exciting for us
B. Would be the next logical step in our relationship
C. Having a baby will make my relationship with my partner better
10. Have you discussed how much responsibility you and your partner will each take for parenting?
A. Not really. It's too soon to think about that
B. We seem to have reached an impasse on that topic and can't come to a compromise
C. We have identified roles and responsibilities for the different areas of parenting where we need to collaborate