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Articles on Becoming a Parent

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  • My partner doesn’t want children

    04 Jun 16:25

    Not everyone wants to be a parent. People have many reasons for not wanting a child: they may worry that they won’t be able to provide for a child financially, they may have mo... (continued)

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  • The effects of miscarriage on relationships

    02 Jun 11:52

    A miscarriage is an incredibly painful and emotional time for couples. A report written by OnePlusOne, featuring interviews with couples who had gone through one or more miscarriages... (continued)

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  • How IVF treatment affects couples

    30 May 09:51

    Most couples who have regular unprotected sex are able to conceive a child within a year. However, for many other couples, starting a family can be a difficult and complicated process: ... (continued)

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  • Tips for Celebrating Mother’s Day as a new parent

    21 Mar 11:19

    Mother’s Day used to be simple. But now that you’re a parent you not only have to worry about what to get for your mum, but you have to think about your partner as well. ... (continued)

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  • How becoming a mother affects your relationship

    20 Mar 16:28

    Becoming a mother is one of life’s big events. The transition to motherhood is not easy and nothing can fully prepare you for the changes that will happen not only to your body bu... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about mothers?

    20 Mar 16:22

    Mothers - where would we be without them? When we’re little, they’re there to feed and clothe us, kiss our bumps and bruises and scare away any monsters hiding under the ... (continued)

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  • Same-sex couples: Becoming a parent

    18 Feb 14:40

    Deciding to start a family of your own is a huge decision for any couple to make. For heterosexual couples, the path to parenthood is typically more straightforward. But for same-sex... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about same-sex relationships?

    17 Feb 12:03

    Did you know that same-sex partners are happier with the quality of their relationship than heterosexual couples? According to a survey by the Open University, same-sex couples are also... (continued)

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  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

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  • The Couple Connection has re-launched its popular relationship insights animations

    18 Apr 14:56

    This month on thecoupleconnection.net we have re-launching our popular Relationship Insights. These short animations are based on a wealth of research. Each one should help you g... (continued)

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  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 13:18

    Welcome to the Relationship Advice section of thecoupleconnection.net. This website is designed to follow the the helping process that is divided in to five stages; exploring, understan... (continued)

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  • Did you know this About Becoming a Parent?

    14 Aug 13:19

    Did you know that in 2006 over 150,000 women became mums for the first time. The changes that occur during this time can have a huge impact on all our relationships, not least on the... (continued)

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  • Step families come in all shapes and sizes – and babies change things

    14 Aug 14:49

    "You're going to have a new brother or sister." Any child hearing this is likely to experience a whole range of emotions. When couples who already have children from previ... (continued)

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  • Will it always be like this?

    14 Aug 14:55

    Your longed for first baby is here at last, and you are looking forward to life as a family... After a couple of months though you might start to think “Will it always be l... (continued)

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  • Children Have To Cope With Changes In Families – But They Do Need Help!

    14 Aug 15:48

    When parents separate or form new relationships children have to face big changes in their world. Your children may seem happy enough at first, or at least not unhappy, and so understan... (continued)

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  • Deciding how to bring up the children

    15 Aug 14:05

    Making decisions about parenting are hard. There are a lot of ideas around, but how do you know which are right? Once your baby arrives, family, friends, magazines, parenting gu... (continued)

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  • Commitment

    13 Oct 12:11

    Psychologist, Janet Reibstein, discusses commitment including getting married, having a child together and buying a home. Commitment To view a text only version click here  

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  • An Introduction to becoming a parent

    24 May 16:01

    The Becoming a Parent area is a space for first time parents but also for those couples who are already parents but have just had a new baby. Becoming parents together for the first ... (continued)

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  • Pregnancy and Finance

    31 Mar 15:45

    Going from a couple to a family may be one of the biggest changes you and your partner ever experience. It may be one of the most exciting times of your lives.  Or possibly ... (continued)

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  • Pregnancy and Finance Activity 1: Check Out What Benefits You're Entitled To

    01 Apr 13:53

    Mums who are working are usually entitled to Statutory Maternity Pay for up to 39 weeks of their maternity leave. This may be less than your normal pay – speak to your employer... (continued)

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  • Step families come in all shapes and sizes – and babies change things

    14 Aug 14:49

    "You're going to have a new brother or sister." Any child hearing this is likely to experience a whole range of emotions. When couples who already have children from previ... (continued)

    8 Comments Read more →
  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

    5 Comments Read more →
  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 13:18

    Welcome to the Relationship Advice section of thecoupleconnection.net. This website is designed to follow the the helping process that is divided in to five stages; exploring, understan... (continued)

    3 Comments Read more →
  • Deciding how to bring up the children

    15 Aug 14:05

    Making decisions about parenting are hard. There are a lot of ideas around, but how do you know which are right? Once your baby arrives, family, friends, magazines, parenting gu... (continued)

    2 Comments Read more →
  • Pregnancy and Finance

    31 Mar 15:45

    Going from a couple to a family may be one of the biggest changes you and your partner ever experience. It may be one of the most exciting times of your lives.  Or possibly ... (continued)

    1 Comment Read more →
  • Did you know this about same-sex relationships?

    17 Feb 12:03

    Did you know that same-sex partners are happier with the quality of their relationship than heterosexual couples? According to a survey by the Open University, same-sex couples are also... (continued)

    1 Comment Read more →
  • The effects of miscarriage on relationships

    02 Jun 11:52

    A miscarriage is an incredibly painful and emotional time for couples. A report written by OnePlusOne, featuring interviews with couples who had gone through one or more miscarriages... (continued)

    1 Comment Read more →
  • Did you know this About Becoming a Parent?

    14 Aug 13:19

    Did you know that in 2006 over 150,000 women became mums for the first time. The changes that occur during this time can have a huge impact on all our relationships, not least on the... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Will it always be like this?

    14 Aug 14:55

    Your longed for first baby is here at last, and you are looking forward to life as a family... After a couple of months though you might start to think “Will it always be l... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Children Have To Cope With Changes In Families – But They Do Need Help!

    14 Aug 15:48

    When parents separate or form new relationships children have to face big changes in their world. Your children may seem happy enough at first, or at least not unhappy, and so understan... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →

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