‘How I Met Your Mother’ preview: Marshall prepares for baby early (video)

Who's getting prepared?

Monday night’s new episode of “How I Met Your Mother” is going to mark one of the final installments before Lily gives birth, and the theme for this episode is consequently going to be something rather simple — watching just how crazy Marshall gets over welcoming a new addition to the family.

In the video below, you can see Jason Segel’s character completely “training” himself for the new arrival, which includes him waking up at all hours of the night, tending to an imaginary baby, or watching breastfeeding documentaries.

As we have already reported, the first part of the “Mother” finale (airing May 14) is going to focus almost entirely on Lily in the hospital getting ready to welcome her child into the world — meanwhile, the second half of the hour-long spectacular will be about resolving one of the other key issues this season in Barney’s oh-so complicated personal life.

After watching this preview, here’s the real question — is there any way that you would let the father of your unborn child freak out like this before you even give birth?

Photo: CBS

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