Can Men Ever Experience Pregnancy Symptoms? Yes, They Can!

Strange as it may sound, healthy men whose partners are pregnant, may actually experience symptoms that are normally associated only with pregnancy. There’s even a term for it- medically it’s called ‘Couvade’ or ‘Sympathetic Pregnancy’. The good news is that doctors do not view this as a mental illness but they do say that anxiety and hormonal changes may be the reasons why fathers-to-be experience a range of pregnancy symptoms.

Here are the top ten symptoms that around 70% of men experience commonly in a sympathetic pregnancy:

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