Preparing your Relationship for Baby
Recorded Aug 5, 2020
We’ve all heard “a baby changes everything.” Well, that might be true but it doesn’t have to spell inevitable romantic doom. Quite the contrary. While introducing a child will certainly shift your relationship dynamic, with the right tools and partners who are willing to put in the work, you can come out stronger on the other side. Join this important conversation with Marriage & Family therapist Taylor Ulrey, LMFT as we talk about how to prepare your partnership for parenthood. Partners encouraged to attend!
We’ll be discussing:
- What to expect of your relationship when introducing a child
- Strategies for effective communication & co-parenting
- How to stay connected under the stress of new parenthood
- Postpartum intimacy
Taylor Ulrey, LMFT
Taylor is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator, and a Perinatal Mental Health Specialist. She is a member of the American Academy of Marriage and Family Therapists and current Vice President of the Kansas Chapter of Postpartum Support International. In addition to her role as a Pebble provider, Taylor also has a thriving private practice serving clients in Kansas, Missouri, and Washington state. Taylor is passionate about helping couples maintain their relationship in the transition to parenthood and focuses on communication, intimacy, and common goals.
Tanya Tringali, MS, CNM, NASM CPT, CF-L1, PPA Coach
Program Director at Pebble
Tanya Tringali is a Certified Nurse-Midwife with 20 years experience in Maternal-Infant health. She has cared for thousands of women over the years in NYC and Westchester County and has caught nearly 1,200 babies. In addition to her role as Program Director at Pebble, she is also adjunct faculty at New York University and Georgetown University. She has additional expertise and unique perspective on fitness in the perinatal period, as she is also an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Crossfit Level 1 Coach and a Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism Coach. She partners with her clients to maintain or improve their health and fitness throughout the lifespan.