And Then There Were 3
Workshop Series for Expectant Parents
You're keeping busy with registries and showers, furniture assembly and infant care classes,
and even putting the little covers over the electrical outlets...but have you babyproofed 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…
Want 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 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.