From first and second hand experience, I can say that not discussing certain vital things before you go ahead and bring another life into this world can make for a stressful and/or miserable pregnancy and first few years with your baby. Indeed, even if you've known your partner for many years, it doesn't guarantee that you know the answer to these questions. Your partner may not have considered some of these before and may realise that they need to think about the answers longer than you expect. It's true that there's very little you can do to emotionally prepare yourself…
I was in a catastrophic car accident almost 4 years ago. I'm not 100% but I don't need my wheelchair or cane anymore. I once thought having family was not in my cards because of this. I was wrong.
Breastfeeding makes you feel like your body is no longer yours and it takes some getting used to.
Sometimes I wake up and I am like “man I don’t know what I would do with [my wife]” Other times I wake up and I am like, “ why the heck am I with her she is getting on my last nerve”