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And Baby Makes Three The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance after Baby Arrives

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ISBN-10: 140009738X

ISBN-13: 9781400097388

Edition: N/A

Authors: John M. Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman

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Congratulations! You have a new baby. Don't forget you also have a marriage. Having a baby is a joyous experience, but even the best relationships are strained during the transition from duo to trio. In "And Baby Makes Three," Love Lab(TM) experts John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman teach couples the skills needed to maintain healthy marriages, so partners can avoid the pitfalls of parenthood by: - Focusing on intimacy and romance - Replacing an atmosphere of criticism and irritability with one of appreciation - Preventing postpartum depression - Creating a home environment that nurtures physical, emotional, and mental health, as well as cognitive and behavioral development for…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 1/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

John M. Gottman, PhD, is William Mifflin Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the author of over two dozen books, including Seven Principles to Making Marriage Work, The Heart of Parenting (with J. DeClaire), When Men Batter Women (with Neil Jacobson), Why Marriages Succeed or Fail, The Marriage Clinic, and The Science of Trust.

Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and co-founder and clinical director of The Gottman Institute. She is also clinical and training director of the Relationship Research Institute, assistant professor of clinical psychology at the University of Washington, and has a private practice in Seattle.

John M. Gottman, Ph.D.,and Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., are the founders and directors of the Gottman Institute and the Relationship Research Institute in Seattle. The bestselling author ofThe Seven Principles for Making Marriage WorkandThe Relationship Cure, among other books, John Gottman is a professor of psychology, an elected fellow of the American Psychological Association, and the recipient of numerous awards and commendations. His research and findings have been featured in theWall Street Journal,Time, the bestselling bookBlink, and in the broadcast media. Julie Schwartz Gottman established the Gottman Institute’s Marriage Clinic and serves as its clinical director. A…    

Introduction
Realize We're All in the Same Soup
Delight in Your Baby
Cool Down Your Conflicts
Soften How You Bring up a Problem
Accept Influence: There Are Two Sides to Every Fight
Calm Down by Self-Soothing
Compromise
The Importance of Repair
The Aftermath of a Fight: Process and Understand It
Processing A Fight-Deepening Your Understanding
Unsolvable Problems: Move from Gridlock to Dialogue
Savoring Your Friendship
Heat Up Your Sex Life
Add Warm Fathering
Bake the Bread of Legacy
Acknowledgments
Index