10 07, 2014

Postpartum Couples: Keeping a Strong Relationship After Baby

By |2016-11-01T21:48:42+00:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Maternal Mental Health, Postpartum Health Alliance|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Keeping a Strong Relationship After Baby

The postpartum stage is not just a vulnerable time for mothers, but for couples and their relationships. Baby changes EVERYTHING. The bad news is that relationship satisfaction tanks for over two-thirds of couples after a baby. * Worse, 50% of marriages end in divorce after 7 years. The good news is that there are things we can do to keep relationships strong, happy, and satisfying after growing from a couple to a family. Loving that little squish is easy. Staying kind and calm and forgiving with your spouse when you are both sleep deprived, stressed and possibly hormonal? Read on…

Here are my top 6 tips for keeping your relationship strong after baby:

 

1. Go to bed at the same time, in the same bed.

I am all for cosleeping […]