Relationships face their most significant struggles in times of transition. Childbirth and having a baby is one of the most significant life changes that individuals and couples face during their lifecycle. Becoming parents creates a significant shift in the identity of an individual which can pull a couple apart in a time when they want to feel the most connected. Couples are often unprepared for the marital/relationship challenges that they face when they become parents.

In this episode Tarah and EJ interview Catherine O’Brien author of Happy With Baby: Essential Relationship Advice When Partners Become Parents . Catherine is a family therapist, speaker and educator. After giving birth to her first child, Catherine realized that adding a baby into a relationship dynamic changes everything. She discovered her passion for helping new parents to communicate and thrive through this transition. They discuss common struggles and strategies that preparing and new parents can use as they prepare for and live through an addition to their family.

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