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Becoming a Parent

Advice for new parents when having a child affects their relationship, with advice on how to adapt to pregnancy and becoming a parent.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Having a baby doesn’t have to hurt your relationship

    20 Jul 10:02

    It’s no secret that having a baby is a massive life-changer. You may have heard all manner of scare stories about how your relationship will suffer after the birth of a child, but... (continued)

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  • Two thirds of men would be happy to be a stay-at-home dad

    30 Mar 16:09

    Despite mums traditionally dealing with the majority of childcare, a new study has revealed that three quarters of men would be happy to quit work during their son or daughter’s f... (continued)

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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