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Júlia commented on Love: the most important tradition

It's definitely getting more common for women to have children over 35 in Brazil. Besides the career aspect, doctors are also encouraging them to do what they want, providing more numerous appointments and more specific exams so they can have a healthy pregnancy.

My cousin's partner already had a 10yo son and wanted another child. So as soon as she told him about her wishes and got pregnant, he got totally involved. He goes with her to all the ultrasounds and doctor appointments, helps her with researches and everything possible.

Unfortunately, there's almost no governmental support to new dads in Brazil. They only get 3 days off when the baby is born, and they're not even business days. Also, they can't take days off to go to doctor appointments and help at home.

(I'll see if she allows me to post one of her pictures - better than a generic one, and I'll edit the post)