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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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  • Working out how to be a parent together

    04 Nov 16:21

    In stressful times, couples can often find it hard to communicate and may feel misunderstood or ignored by their partner. During pregnancy and the first few months of a baby’s ... (continued)

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  • Relationship problems after a baby arrives

    27 Oct 15:31

    When you feel like things aren’t what they used to be in your relationship, it can be a sad time. Having a baby can bring this feeling on overnight, so it’s important to rec... (continued)

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  • Common problems for couples with a new baby

    11 Oct 17:04

    Having a baby is usually a happy event, but it’s also a major milestone that forces changes on your lifestyle and relationship. Adding a baby into your family dynamic can stir ... (continued)

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  • Do parenting styles matter?

    21 Oct 17:22

    The idea that different parenting styles can have different effects on children’s behaviour has been around since the early 1990s. So what happens when your partner’s style ... (continued)

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

    20 Jul 10:02

    If you're about to have a baby, you may have heard all manner of scare stories about how your relationship will suffer. It doesn’t always have to be that way. We’ve scou... (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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