Former Shows & Episodes

Family Connections

Susan Kane-Ronning

Family Connections – The Parenting Trap–Surviving the Transition to Parenthood

Having a baby is an exciting time! However, relationships often experience distress in the first six to nine months after the baby’s birth. Dr. Kristen Mickelson describes the common problems couples experience shortly after a baby’s birth. She’ll describe the differences between equality and equity, differences in expectations between partners, and what new parents usually fight about. Dr. Mickelson will also discuss parenthood transitions and how to move through them smoothly. She’s also full of interesting information…did you know postpartum depression occurs with both moms and dads? And both genders experience problems with postpartum body image!