And Then There Were 3
Workshop Series for Expectant Parents
How will a baby change your relationship? Research indicates 1/2 to 2/3 of couples
experience a sharp decline in relationship satisfaction in the first years of baby's
life! Sleep deprivation, increased responsibilities, and changing roles can sap your energy
and leave you feeling testy or frustrated with your partner. Conflict can tick up, intimacy can wane,
and for some couples, distance begins to grow where deep friendship once resided…
The good news? We know what couples who thrive across this transition do differently!
"And Then There Were 3" is an abbreviated 2-part series adapted from the Gottman Institute's
Bringing Baby Home program (a 12-hour, research-based AND research-tested workshop) that
equips couples with critical insights and practical tools to make the transition to parenthood
with confidence. While hospitals and other community groups offer excellent classes on baby care
basics, breastfeeding, and CPR, few (if any) spend more than a few minutes explaining how babies
shake up relationships and what couples need to know to maintain high levels of relationship satisfaction
as they grow their family.
Couples will learn and practice proven tools to:
This workshop is ideal for:
NOTE: Materials and snacks are included in the registration fee, and three early bird spaces are available
for each class. Please make arrangements for childcare if you prefer to attend after baby has arrived. This
will allow you and your partner to participate fully in the activities and discussions.