Many first-time parents are surprised by just how much having a baby changes their relationship. There’s a huge misconception that having a baby will suddenly make everything blissful and complete.
While it’s true a baby can complete your little family unit, particularly if you’ve been trying for a long time to conceive, they can also place a massive strain on a relationship. Even the strongest of couples can find themselves rocked by the new arrival.
Of course, having a baby can make you stronger as a couple in the long-term, but it does help to be aware of the potential problems you’re likely to go through first! Here we’ll look at the main changes you can expect and the consequences they can have in your relationship. [Read more…]