A new organism that develops inside the woman’s womb is essentially a product of the lifestyles of the people who conceived it. The quality of the woman’s egg and the man’s sperm, which are influenced by their physical, mental, and emotional state, are the ultimate determining factors of their future child’s health.
Those who intend to become parents have a duty and a moral obligation to take the necessary steps to ensure that their offspring is created with healthy “material,” and that its home for the first nine months—the womb—is a wholesome environment that’s free from toxic pollutants.
Here are eighteen important things all couples should do before getting pregnant:
- Ask yourself this. — Are you absolutely certain that he’s the man you want as the father of your child? Is she really the woman you want to be the mother of your baby? Don’t be too quick to answer the question. Ruminate on it! Take a week or two if you need to. If even the slightest bit of hesitancy enters your mind, then hold off on getting pregnant with him/getting her pregnant.
- Evaluate his/her values. — Are your partner’s values congruent with your values? Often, when a couple espouses vastly desperate worldviews, political positions, and attitudes of society in general, those differences can become a serious source of trouble later down the road. Such differences could be overcome, but it’ll require both of you to display a high degree of emotional maturity.
- Examine your partner. — No one in this world is perfect. Naturally, this also applies to your significant other. The fact that he/she has flaws isn’t unique, as everyone has them. The question is: have they been putting in effort to work on their flaws? Have they been consistently striving for improvement? If the answer is “yes,”— that’s a positive sign. However, if they have failed to endeavor to become a better version of themselves, then that’s a gigantic red flag. Having a child with them may end up being the worst decision of your life.
- Put away the weed. — Cannabis smoke should never be inhaled prior to, or during pregnancy, as the…