National Geographic : 1938 May
v r 0 PROSPECTIVE FATHERS THOUSANDS and thousands of Ameri- all within their power to maintain a can mothers are going safely through happy and unworried home atmosphere. childbirth each year. One reason is be cause more prospective fathers have If your wife expects a baby, be a mod learned how to anticipate and provide e rn husband. Remember that scientific needed care and attention which some maternity care, from the very beginning, expectant mothers hesitate to request. is vitally important both to her and to your unborn child. Have her consult a Just as soon as his wife believes she is qualified doctor at once and at regular going to have a baby, the modem hus- intervals until after your baby is born. band should get in touch with a compe tent doctor who can give her first-class Doctors and nurses can do a great deal care. Then he accompanies his wife on 1 to keep expectant mothers well and com her first visit to the doctor's office, giv- fortable. They can help to give unborn ing her added confidence, answering / babies healthier and stronger bodies and many of the doctor's questions and re- | to make their arrival easier and safer. ceiving the medical information every prospective father should possess. A postcard will bring you a free copy of the Metropolitan booklet "Information The more enlightened modern husbands for Expectant Mothers" which contains become, the more they want to share much additional information for both the problems of their wives. Realizing i parents-to-be. Address Booklet Depart the value of peace and serenity, they do & ment 538-N. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY FREDERICK H. ECKER, Chairman of the Board LEROY A. LINCOLN, President ONE MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N. Y. Copyright, 1938, by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."