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Man asks if he's wrong for telling wife to stop worrying about delivering a big baby.

Man asks if he's wrong for telling wife to stop worrying about delivering a big baby.

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If your wife is pregnant with a bigger-than-average baby, is it ever a good idea to shrug off her genuine fears about the labor process?

While it's not exactly fair to expect men (or anyone who hasn't had children) to instantly know and understand every single detail of pregnancy the second their partner is expecting, taking the time to learn and provide support and empathy is key. Comparing a woman's body to another woman who had a seemingly simple pregnancy is never helpful, because everyone's body and pregnancy is different.

While we're definitely light-years away from when people had to give birth in the dirt without medication or modern medical technology, labor can still be very dangerous for women. Knowing your options and coming up with a birth plan that works for you and your baby is deeply personal, and unique to everyone.

So, when a soon-to-be dad decided to consult Reddit's, "Am I the As*hole?" about a misstep in "mansplaining" with his pregnant wife, internet strangers were there to deem a moral verdict. Get ready, the title alone is enough to make you wonder how this woman married this guy. Is he Dwight Schrute?

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