By: Cristina Trette
After having a baby, 67 percent of couples see their marital satisfaction plummet, according to research by John Gottman, PhD. The arrival of the first baby can throw parents into a total life change overnight. Many individuals, used to life with flexibility and autonomy, have a difficult time adjusting to the demands of a newborn, despite the fact that they love their new child. Many parents find themselves overwhelmed with the daily tasks of newborn care which includes nursing or bottle feeding round the clock, middle of the night diaper changes, and periods of holding a crying baby that can last hours.
Hello there! My name is Cristina Trette. I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. I am also an mom to three. I love writing about mothering, couples, relationships, wellness, and personal growth. I enjoy hearing from my readers. Feel free to reach out to me anytime!
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