Fuelled by their own first-hand experiences and conversations with hundreds of men and women, Stacie Cockrell, Cathy O’Neill and Julia Stone, authors of Babyproofing Your Marriage, reveal that the struggle to balance a relationship and babies is nearly universal. Everyone is going through the same thing.
With candor and empathy, they explore both sides of the post-baby relationship divide, and offer simple but effective ways husbands and wives can bridge the gap and reconnect with one another – so that having children doesn’t mean sacrificing being a couple.
With its down-to-earth humour and balanced perspective, this book will show you that despite your disagreements about who’s getting up in the middle of the night (a.k.a. Midnight Chicken), or who’s doing (or not doing) what to whom in the bedroom, it is indeed possible to create the kind of happy family life you want for yourselves and your kids.
The book is fairly comprehensive, running to more than 270 pages of packed information. There’s a chapter devoted to dads and why they should be involved with baby care. The book was written by three women and therefore almost entirely from the female point of view, but that doesn’t make it take a one sided view.
The authors examine sex life post-baby, balancing priorities and the all important feature that comes with a baby – interfering grandparents.
The book is published by Collins at £10.99.