And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives

Version: Unabridged
Author: John M. Gottman , Julie Schwartz Gottman
Narrator: Randye Kaye
Genres: Intimacy & Sex, Marriage & Family
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: May 2017
Length: 3 minutes
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Overview

Having a baby is a joyous experience, but even the best relationships are strained during the transition from duo to trio. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework, and new fiscal concerns often lead to conflict, disappointment, and hurt feelings. In And Baby Makes Three, Love Lab? experts John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman teach couples the skills from their successful workshops, so partners can avoid the pitfalls of parenthood by: maintaining intimacy and romance replacing a culture of criticism and irritability with one of appreciation preventing post-partum depression creating a home environment that nurtures physical, emotional, and mental health, as well as cognitive and behavioral development for your baby Complete with exercises that separate the "master" from the "disaster" couples, And Baby Makes Three helps new parents positively manage the strain that comes along with their bundle of joy.

Author Details

Author Details

Gottman, John M.

John M. Gottman is Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington.

Gottman, Julie Schwartz

Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and co-founder and clinical director of The Gottman Institute. She is also clinical and training director of the Relationship Research Institute, assistant professor of clinical psychology at the University of Washington, and has a private practice in Seattle.