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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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