Bringing Baby Home is an uplifting educational program for pregnant couples & families with children up to three years of age. It’s good for parents which makes it good for the baby! Win-win! Created by relationship experts, Drs. John & Julie Gottman, at The Relationship Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, the goal of the program is to improve the quality of life for babies & children by strengthening the parental relationship.
Even the strongest relationships are strained during the transition to parenthood. This workshop helps the couple prepare for life with baby & be the best parenting team possible! The workshops will be presented four times a year, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring. Check below for the next program. Babies in arms welcome! A light meal & beverages are provided at all the workshops.
Nicole Brown, LCSW, Explore What’s Next Associate, Gottman Institute Trained Educator and expert in Maternal Wellness and Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, will lead the workshop. They will be held at Explore What’s Next, Amherst location,1416 Sweet Home Road, Suite #3. Contact Nikki at 917.674.6742 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register!
Bringing Baby Home is an educational program for pregnant couples and families with children up to three years of age, designed and created by relationship experts, Drs. John and Julie Gottman, at The Relationship Research Institute in Seattle, Washington. The goal of the program is to improve the quality of life for babies and children by strengthening the parental relationship. The Gottman’s research demonstrates that when couples become parents, there is a significant decrease in their relationship satisfaction that may result in discord and conflict that has a profound negative effect on the couples’ infants and toddlers.
Bringing Baby Home Program Supports Families
The Bringing Baby Home Program was developed in order to support families during this challenging, transitional time. Couples who have participated in the Program experience:
- A significantly lower rate of postpartum mood disorders and depression
- A decrease in relationship hostility
- A higher level of relationship satisfaction
- A decreased likelihood of divorce
What Parents Learn About Bringing Baby Home
The content of the program evolved from Dr. Gottman’s 40 years of marriage and family research and is designed to teach parents to:
- Increase friendship in their relationship
- Deal effectively with conflict
- Keep dads involved in infant care and parenting
- Improve the quality of parent-infant interaction
- Recognize the psychological and emotional needs of their child
- Co-Parent effectively
Bringing Home Baby!
We are pleased to be able to bring this wonderful program to Western New York!