Sympathy pregnancy: Dad-to-be suffers morning sickness

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PHOTO: Hands of both parents on a pregnant belly of the mother., Photo Credit: Courtesy of Parenting Magazine via MGN

One man is getting an up close and personal look at what pregnant women go through.

According to the Metro in the UK, the dad-to-be said he experienced morning sickness and actually started growing breasts.

Harry Ashby told the news outlet, as his fiancée became further along in her pregnancy, Ashby had similar pregnancy symptoms.

According to reports, Ashby was diagnosed with Couvade syndrome which
is where a person experiences the same symptoms as their pregnant partner.

29-year-old Ashby said, “I hated the feelings at first but now I think every man should go through it because it helps you understand what your missus is facing.”

The dad-to-be even called off work with morning sickness.

His fiancée said she first thought he was joking, but realized he was serious. She said she is glad he went through what she felt like.

*Read more on the expecting father’s story here.*