3 Ways to Strengthen the Bond with Your Partner Even More during Pregnancy
A study showed that almost ONE-THIRD of partners fall into the clinical range of marital distress during the first 18 months after birth. Does this number ring the bell for you? Having children and building a family is supposed to be one of the happiest things in the world. That’s why many couples will rather take this risk to still start their family with children.
For all the fathers to be, you don’t have to endure 9 months of crazy emotions and worry about letting your relationship deteriorate just because your partner is pregnant. There is a better way and you CAN strengthen the bond with your partner even more during pregnancy. Here are the 3 ways you can adopt to achieve that from day 1.
Pregnancy for sure will bring about big changes to your relationship, especially if this is your first baby. We know that it’s quite common for couples to have arguments every now and then during pregnancy.
By giving out more understanding to your partner helps her calm and ease her mind. Listen to how she feels about being pregnant, both the positives and negatives. Discuss with her about big things like hopes and dreams for your family and what rituals and traditions are important, also small stuff like how to share household tasks. A very simple trick is to start from day 1 building up the understanding by journaling with her to gain more awareness.
Pregnancy is such a special journey for both parents and the baby. Every pregnancy journey is unique. It is totally worth creating unforgettable memories to cherish as parents-to-be and worth keeping many magical stories to share with your baby(ies) in the years to come. You can create memories with your partner by making a photo album recording all the special moments.
Feeling unsupported is one of the major factors causing pregnancy stress or depression. Things turn even worse when your partner starts to become stressed or depressed. So why not start connecting with her by spending more time together to prevent this from happening?
These 3 simple ways - create understanding, create memories, and stay connected - help you strengthen the bond with your partner even more during pregnancy. And we included all of that for you in “Our Pregnancy, A Mindful Journal for Couples”, an all-inclusive guided pregnancy journal for couples.
Together with vital knowledge, tools, and bonding activities, you and your partner will commit time to reflect on this pregnancy journey, your relationship, and to cement a deeper bond with the baby together by sharing your thoughts with each other.