BRINGING BABY HOME: A NEW PARENT WORKSHOP DEVELOPED BY THE GOTTMAN INSTITUTE

PREPARE FOR YOUR BABY TO ARRIVE

IMPROVE COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR PARTNER

PROTECT AGAINST POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

Will resume once social distancing

recommendations are lifted.

BRINGING BABY HOME 

is a workshop designed to prepare couples

for the transition into parenthood.

The aim of the workshop is to strengthen

the quality of friendship in your relationship so

that you can be the best parenting team possible.

 

It is a 12 hour

investment in your family.

Developed using years of research

by the Gottman Institute.

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR US?

This workshop is for couples who are:

  • Thinking about or planning to have a baby

  • Expecting a baby

  • Already parenting an infant or toddler (age 0-3)

The workshop is open and inclusive to all! Single parents are encouraged to attend with designated co-parent.

Non-crawling
babies welcome
to attend

And for couples who want to:

  • Restore friendship with your partner

  • Learn to effectively deal with conflict

  • Foster the development of your child during the postpartum months

  • Gain satisfaction in your relationship

  • Create healthy social, emotional and intellectual development for your children.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

Improves the Parent-Baby Relationship

  • Parents who attend the workshop (compared to those that did not) showed greater sensitivity and responsiveness to their babies’ signals (particularly true for fathers)

  • Babies smiled and laughed more during family play if their parents had participated in the workshop.

Improves Infant Development & Temperament

  • Babies of parents who attended has less language delays.

Increases Father Involvement

  • Fathers were more involved with parenting and also felt more appreciated for their parental contributions.

Improves the Quality of the Couple's Relationship

  • Couples report higher levels of relationship stability and satisfaction.

  • Couples report being able to resolve conflicts with less hostility after taking the workshop.

Decreased Rates of Parental Depression and Anxiety

  • Mothers who attended had lower rates of postpartum depression, the baby blues and postpartum anxiety.

  • Fathers were also less likely to have symptoms of depression and anxiety after attending.

INVESTMENT

$500 per couple

12 hours

Registration includes an interactive take-home

boxed set for helping each couple

successfully transition to parenthood.

($39 value)

I AM HERE TO PARTNER WITH YOU.

LET'S GET STARTED RIGHT AWAY TO

HELP YOU FEEL LIKE YOURSELF AGAIN.

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