(Closed) Moms who have already given birth: Did your SO….."look?"

posted 5 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Did your SO look?
    Oh yeah they were right in there! : (26 votes)
    34 %
    Didn't think they would but yes watched the baby come out : (17 votes)
    22 %
    Nope they were too nervous or queasy : (10 votes)
    13 %
    Somewhere between peeking and staying up by my head : (24 votes)
    31 %
  • Post # 3
    135 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2008

    @Sunshine09:  My SO knew I didn’t want him to look and while I’m pretty sure he would have hung out down there if I’d wanted that, I don’t think he minded at all.I wanted him up by my head. Because I was a little anxious about him still seeing me as sexy and all that after watching me give birth. But yeah, then I got sectioned and he was not invited to peek under the curtain.

    Post # 4
    254 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    My husband wanted to watch! My mom and sister however were also in the room and I did not want them to see anything. They saw everything! When your in the moment everything just flys out the window. It’s such an exciting thing that I would’nt be surprised if he ended up sneaking a peek.

    Post # 5
    8424 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @Sunshine09:  I’m curious to see how  voting goes on this! I don’t have kids but I have thought about this….. I used to work labor and delivery. I’m a nurse and I’ve seen it all. I’m pretty much  immune to it myself but not sure if I want my Darling Husband to see it from that view. I know as a nurse in most of my experiences the men look. Some women wanted mirrors so they could see as well so there were big mirrors for them to see…….. No way will I do that thou! 


    Post # 6
    11752 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Ill kill my Darling Husband if he looks!!!!! He has no desire to right now and it better stay that way!!

    Post # 7
    8882 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    My husband is going to be there but he’s not going to be looking, or so he says. I think he’ll end up watching the baby come out but not specifically looking at the rest of things (if that makes sense).

    Post # 8
    643 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 1988

    @Sunshine09:  That’s what happened with my husband. All along, he said he would stay by my head and shoulders but when I was delivering our baby, he watched and kind of gave me a play-by-play. 


    Post # 9
    1145 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    He didn’t make it on time Frown I went through labour and delivery too fast. But I believe he would look due to excitement that was in the room. 

    Post # 10
    2674 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Catholic Church

    Commenting to follow.

    Post # 11
    424 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    My husband watched even though I originally did not want him to.  I also ended up watching in the mirror which I swore I would never, ever do.  But all my modesty went out the window when we got to the hospital.  I’m really glad that I did because it gave me motivation to push and I’m glad that I have that memory of how she arrived in thIs world.  

    Post # 12
    4495 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I’m pretty sure I’ll be having a c-section when the time comes, but if I don’t I do not want him looking!

    Post # 13
    4583 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    He watched the whole thing and thought it was neat.

    ETA: He’s still interested in having sex with me. 😉

    Post # 14
    232 posts
    Helper bee

    My SO did not want to look, but he did glance at one point and then happened to be looking when the remaining goo came out, which he didn’t expect to happen 🙂 He was traumatized for a bit.

    Post # 15
    2952 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 1998

    My SO looked only when the head was coming out:)))

    Post # 16
    1444 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Mine did, and he cut the cord!

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