Pregnant Wife Bans Husband from Doctor Appointments Until He Seeks Therapy 😲

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A wife, who is 29 weeks pregnant, is struggling with her husband's constant panic attacks during their prenatal doctor appointments. The couple had previously suffered a heartbreaking loss at 24 weeks gestation, and while the wife went to therapy and came to terms with it, her husband never did. Now, his anxiety is causing her stress and affecting her blood pressure, which is a risk factor for their baby. She's decided to ban him from appointments until he seeks therapy, but he's not happy about it. 😓

The Couple's Tragic Past 🥺

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Wife's Healing Journey 💔

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Husband's Unresolved Grief 😢

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29 Weeks of Stress 😰

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Husband's Grim Outlook 💔

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Wife's Tough Decision 😞

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Husband's Reaction 🤬

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The Aftermath 😔

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Wife's Dilemma 🥺

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The Big Question ❓

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Is She Right to Protect Her Baby? 🤷‍♀️

This wife is facing a tough situation, as her husband's unresolved grief and panic attacks are causing her stress and putting their unborn baby at risk. She's made the difficult decision to ban him from appointments until he seeks therapy, but he's not happy about it and has become hostile. Is she being unreasonable, or is she doing what's best for their baby? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 💭

Setting boundaries for personal health is important. NTA 👍

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Encouraging support for seeking therapy to overcome fear and anxiety 🙏

Summer_Arosa | Summer_Arosa

Seeking support from a trusted person to help a stubborn husband. 🙏

lovebeccab | lovebeccab

Suggest therapy to husband by taking him to your own session 🙌

Flashzap90 | Flashzap90

Supportive comment hopes for positive update on husband's therapy journey 🙏

Both_Zombie884 | Both_Zombie884

Midwife supports pregnant wife's decision to ban husband from appointments.

victhemaddestwife | victhemaddestwife

Pregnant wife prioritizes health, bans unsupportive husband from appointments 😲

beanni77 | beanni77

The power of online support. 👏

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Supportive commenters agree husband needs therapy before attending appointments 🙌

ImmoralBlueCoral | ImmoralBlueCoral

Supportive comment suggests therapy for traumatized husband, hopes for baby's health 💖

JadedRavenclaw | JadedRavenclaw

Supportive comment encourages therapy for stressed out husband 👏

SmileyFaceLols | SmileyFaceLols

Supportive comment suggests therapy for husband after traumatic experience. 💛

scarletts_skin | scarletts_skin

Support for husband's mental health decision in pregnancy journey 👏

amhran_oiche | amhran_oiche

Setting boundaries for the sake of mental health and wellbeing 🙏

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Commenter raises valid concerns about husband's attitude towards pregnancy 🤔

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Protecting the baby and yourself. NTA for setting boundaries 👏

Mysterious_Salt_247 | Mysterious_Salt_247

Pregnant wife bans husband from appointments; offers lobby as compromise 😐

megs1288 | megs1288

Agreement without context 🤔

Pebbleforprez | Pebbleforprez

Commenter shares humorous experience with edibles in Vegas. 😂

ThatOneGirlOnReddit | ThatOneGirlOnReddit

Persuade your husband to seek therapy for better parenting outcomes 👨🏻‍🎤

Bo1m0m | Bo1m0m

Supportive comment suggests therapy for husband's harmful behavior during pregnancy.

ghostforest | ghostforest

Supportive comment encourages seeking closure and reconciliation with husband 👏

ckatwigs | ckatwigs

Speak up in front of your doctor to give him a reality check. NTA 🙌

raiseyourspirits | raiseyourspirits

Protecting the baby is top priority. Encourage DH to seek therapy 🙏

MaskedCrocheter | MaskedCrocheter

Supportive comment to OP's situation during pregnancy. 👏

killingthecancer | killingthecancer

Stand up for yourself! NTA comment shuts down entitled husband.

Sus_Ana | Sus_Ana

Support for NTA's decision to encourage husband's therapy.

detective_wiZard | detective_wiZard

Supportive comment calls out husband's behavior, praises wife's success 👏

hails___ | hails___

Commenter advises therapy for husband's morbid outlook on pregnancy loss.

irishkegprincess | irishkegprincess

Stress during pregnancy can affect the baby's brain development 🤔

GhostingMyFamily | GhostingMyFamily

Supportive comment suggests therapy for husband dealing with loss 🙏

Boohootie2000 | Boohootie2000

Supportive comment advocates for seeking help for husband's trauma.

Bipedal_Warlock | Bipedal_Warlock

NTA, but open communication and doctor's reassurance can help ease fears 🙏

JustMe518 | JustMe518

Protecting the mental health of a pregnant woman 🙏

heybazz | heybazz

Commenter jokes about husband's obsession with wife's pregnancy

frogs_are_bitches | frogs_are_bitches

Protect yourself and your baby. NTA for banning him.

PurpleMP12 | PurpleMP12

Support for husband's irrational behavior? Not found here. 💪

FickleWrangler | FickleWrangler

Pregnancy complications due to stress. NTA, prioritize your health 😲

Entchen67 | Entchen67

Supportive comment suggests counseling for anxious dad-to-be 🤝

nannylive | nannylive

Suggest confronting husband about stress levels, seeking therapy, and boundaries 🙏

njx6 | njx6

Seeking therapy and speaking to OBGYN can help ease anxiety 🙏

neverclearone | neverclearone

Taking control of your health and relationships 💪

ConsistentCheesecake | ConsistentCheesecake

Protecting privacy laws, but supporting the ban. 😍

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Taking control of your pregnancy appointments. NTA 👍

PitchMeALiteralTent | PitchMeALiteralTent

Supportive comment shuts down negative attitude towards pregnant wife 👏

lunchboxdeluxe | lunchboxdeluxe

Demanding therapy for bonding issues with baby. NTA 👏

grayblue_grrl | grayblue_grrl

Get your doctor to talk to him about the risks 🙏

baddy1974 | baddy1974

Pregnancy is stressful enough without added drama. Therapy needed ASAP 🙏

Vanaathiel88 | Vanaathiel88

Father's attendance at medical appointments causing stress and danger to pregnancy. Wife suggests therapy for husband's anxiety and grief.

SadderOlderWiser | SadderOlderWiser

Supportive comment suggests involving OB/Gyn in therapy conversation 🙌

tinytrolldancer | tinytrolldancer

Putting the baby first, even if it means excluding the father 👶

dstone1985 | dstone1985

Supportive comment suggests therapy for husband and questions suitability as birth partner.

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Pregnant wife bans husband from appointments until therapy. NTA.

tknee22 | tknee22

Encouraging comment suggests husband may have PTSD, recommends therapy and resources.

BaldChihuahua | BaldChihuahua

Husband's inappropriate response to doctor visit warrants therapy 🙏

JD7270 | JD7270

Supportive comment on pregnancy loss and therapy for husband 🙏

midzy91 | midzy91

Compassionate reply offers condolences to grieving father-to-be.

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Supportive comment receives no replies 🤔

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Protect your baby and yourself. Seek support if needed. 👍

WhiskeyCheddar | WhiskeyCheddar

NTA seeks couples therapy. 👥👨👩‍👧🙌

the_disintegrator | the_disintegrator

Protecting your sanity and your baby's is top priority 🙌

nashvillenative1993 | nashvillenative1993

Seek therapy ASAP! NTA for pregnant wife's ultimatum. 🙌

Crabwithagun | Crabwithagun

Pregnancy control: Should husbands attend doctor appointments? 🤔

Azure_13 | Azure_13

Commenter agrees with post and cringes at specific detail 😱

enragedjuror | enragedjuror

Commenter supports pregnant wife's ban on unhealthy husband.

Marc21256 | Marc21256

Supporting a grieving husband during pregnancy after loss 😢

Jedi_Mama | Jedi_Mama

Commenter suggests therapy for unstable husband to avoid violence 😲

riritreetop | riritreetop

Pregnant wife takes a tough love approach to husband's fear.

jamescoxall | jamescoxall

Supportive comment encourages seeking help for anxiety 👍

raceschu | raceschu

Commenter shares personal experience and advises seeking therapy before birth 👍

Momof3dragons2012 | Momof3dragons2012

Supportive comment suggests seeking therapy, encourages standing firm with consequences.

PlushieTushie | PlushieTushie

Encouraging support for husband's therapy, NAH, PTSD coping 🙏

menacemeiniac | menacemeiniac

Pregnancy anxiety is real. Seeking therapy is a GOOD THING 🙏

shoshmagoo22 | shoshmagoo22

Supportive comment suggests therapy for fearful husband during pregnancy 🙌

miketag8337 | miketag8337

Supportive commenter suggests therapy for husband's insensitive behavior.

sapphyrewolf | sapphyrewolf

Husband's toxic behavior towards pregnant wife is unacceptable. NTA.

mindcontrolmanatee | mindcontrolmanatee

Commenter warns of potential future issues due to husband's anxiety.

ComprehensiveBand586 | ComprehensiveBand586

Encouraging therapy for husband's pessimistic thoughts. NTA. 🙏

intothepizzaverse | intothepizzaverse

Supportive comment applauds therapy for scared husband, celebrates rainbow baby 👏

StarieeyedJ | StarieeyedJ

Protecting your health and baby comes first 👍

Jillypepper72 | Jillypepper72

Supportive comment on coping with miscarriages and seeking therapy.

MandoFett117 | MandoFett117

Supportive comment on husband's therapy ban during pregnancy loss

SassyBSN | SassyBSN

Commenter suggests seeking OBGYN's advice for husband's unresolved trauma.

LunarHare82 | LunarHare82

Empathetic comment suggests husband needs therapy for possible PTSD 😔

GladiatorBill | GladiatorBill

Mother shares her experience of loss and offers support and advice 😢

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