Baby Shock!

Baby Shock!

Your Relationship Survival Guide


Babyshock! is for any parents who have forgotten what it's like to be a couple because their children have taken over their lives. The experiences of pregnancy, childbirth and caring for children are wonderful, but also put a great deal of pressure on a relationship. This book identifies the pressures and provides excellent practical and emotional strategies so that you can enjoy parenthood while also nurturing your own relationship with each other.

This immensely practical guide will help you:
- Create time for yourself
- Improve your sex life
- Manage the demands of work and family
- Work through disagreements and agree on how you will bring up the children

Packed with questionnaires, check lists and anecdotes, Babyshock! will help you keep your relationship alive and get the very best out of family life, together.


  • Baby Shock! is a great guide to seeing beyond your child and discovering your partner again.
    Daily Express

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Elizabeth Martyn

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