What happens to marital satisfaction after the birth of the first child?

What happens to marital satisfaction after the birth of the first child?

After having a baby, 67 percent of couples see their marital satisfaction plummet, according to research presented at APA’s 2011 Annual Convention by John Gottman, PhD, and published in the Journal of Family Psychology (Vol. 14, No. 1).

Why does marital satisfaction decline after the birth of a baby?

Earlier studies found that couples became more traditional in their household and childrearing responsibilities after the birth of a first child. Wives did more work than husbands. These changes in the traditional division of labor, noted Volling, was often blamed for the declining marital satisfaction after the birth.

Can a woman have a baby with her ex?

I didn’t believe her at first, but it turned out to be true.” Sure enough, once the baby was born, Angela discovered that she had to have her ex sign a waiver stating that he was not the baby’s biological father before she could list her boyfriend on the baby’s birth certificate.

Can a woman have a baby with another man?

In other states, Washington State, for instance, a woman who is legally married but having another man’s baby can ask the biological father to sign a Paternity Acknowledgment following the baby’s birth.

Who is the legal father of Angela V’s Baby?

A few days before the birth of her second child, Angela V. of Pennsylvania discovered a troubling fact: Although her baby’s biological father was her live-in boyfriend of two years, under Pennsylvania state law, her not-yet-ex-husband — whom she hadn’t been intimate with for more than a decade — was considered the baby’s legal father.

Who was Constance Wu’s boyfriend when she had her baby?

Constance Wu Gives Birth to First Baby With Boyfriend Ryan Kattner – E! Online Hustlers star Constance Wu has given birth to her first child, a daughter, with her rocker boyfriend Ryan Kattner. E! News has all the exclusive details.