2. You Have a Good Partner

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Whether you plan to marry or not, you absolutely must be choosy in who you choose to father your children, and unless you plan to go it totally alone and use a sperm donor, you must make sure the father-to-be is in agreement with you. If you’re hoping he’ll warm to the idea once you’re pregnant, stop now. Bad idea. Make sure you AND daddy are both ready, and that he’s a willing and able participant in your parent plans.