Relationship support and advice for new parents during and after pregnancy

Here at Relate, we offer support to tackle relationship problems and improve mental health wellbeing in new parents and their children.

Support offered:

  • Online information articles, videos and quizzes
  • Live chat
  • Peer support
  • Counselling online and face to face:
    • Short-term sessions focusing on being a new parent
    • Ongoing individual sessions 
    • Family counselling
    • Specialist referrals


Articles about parenting

Two become three 

From partners to parents

Coping with a new baby 

We've just had a baby and we're arguing all the time

Top 4 reasons couples argue after having a baby

Ways to keep down the cost of having a baby

Parenting together

Relationship information and advice

Although not specifically targetted at new mum's and their families, you may find the following relationship articles useful:

I can’t seem to stop arguing with my partner.  What can we do?

Me and my partner have very different values

Pinches, the little problems that can stack up

Everything my partner does irritates me

Arguing and conflict



Arguments check up

Is there too much criticism in your relationship?

Are you and your partner compatible?

Are household chores causing arguments in your relationship?

The relationship MOT

How well do you cope with challenges in your relationship?

Are you a good communicator?

Is money causing problems in your relationship?