Don’t let baby tears tear you apart
25 July 2013
This new advice guide is being issued as a result of OnePlusOne/ICM research, which found that two-fifths (42%) of parents who are no longer with the parent of their first child separated during pregnancy or before the child reached three-years-old. The research also revealed that new parents cite ‘lack of sleep’ as having the biggest negative effect on their relationship since having a baby.
- In the first section of the guide – Don’t let baby tears tear you apart – OnePlusOne takes a look at why we are hard-wired to respond to the sound of a crying baby in the way that we do ). The guide also offers practical advice for parents on how best to cope.
- In the second section, Jan Mitcheson, relationship expert at OnePlusOne and a former health visitor, gives some tips to help parents to hold it together while coping with a crying baby
- And in the final section, parents from around the country give their top tips.
Title: Don’t let baby tears tear you apart: Top tips and relationship advice for new parents
Authors: Lorna Harris, Ana Granger, Jan Mitcheson