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Psychology Today: Whose Pregnancy Is It Anyway?

There are many different stages of pregnancy people go through, from deciding when to have a baby, to beginning to try to conceive, to either becoming pregnant or not and, in that case, having to consider other options such as fertility treatments, surrogacy, and adoption. One big question that is often not addressed until it takes on a life of its own is, when do you bring other people into the equation?


Do you share what’s going on right from the beginning of the journey with family and friends? Or do you wait until the baby is well on his or her way? Or, like Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden did recently, do you keep the entire pregnancy under wraps until the baby is born? Read more.