Bringing Baby Home Workshop
Bringing Baby Home is an educational program for pregnant couples and families with children up to three years of age. It was designed and created by relationship experts, Drs. John and Julie Gottman, at The Relationship Research Institute in Seattle, Washington. The goal of the program is to improve the quality of life for babies and children by strengthening the parental relationship.
The Gottman’s research demonstrates that when couples become parents, there is a significant decrease in their relationship satisfaction. Further research has shown that relationship discord and conflict have a profound negative effect on the couples’ infants and toddlers.
The Bringing Baby Home Program was developed in order to support families during this challenging transitional time. Please keep in mind that this workshop is experiential for couples and isn’t considered couples counseling. Dr. Gottman’s research shows that couples who have participated in the Program experience:
· A significantly lower rate of postpartum mood disorders and depression
· A decreased in relationship hostility
· A higher level of relationship satisfaction
· A decreased likelihood of divorce
The content of the 12-hour program evolved from Dr. Gottman’s 40 years of marriage and family
research and is designed to teach parents to:
· Increase friendship in their relationship
· Deal effectively with conflict
· Keep dads involved in infant care and parenting
· Improve the quality of parent-infant interaction
· Recognize the psychological and emotional needs of their child
· Co-parent effectively
It's difficult to truly summarize how insightful and revealing this workshop is; for myself as a husband and expectant father. Simply put, it was amazing and a very valuable experience!-- N.T.
We came into this workshop with a solid relational foundation and now, at the end, are convinced it was a good investment of time and money. This workshop gives practical tools and encourages intentional thought and preparation as you launch into a new season of life.--Mark & Michelle
Taking time away from baby to attend this workshop hasn't been easy, but I am already seeing changes and improvements in our family dynamic. -- M.K.
Reserve your spot today!
2-Day Workshop Dates:
March 24th and 31st (Sunday's)
9:00am-4:00pm each day
September 22nd and 29th (Sunday's)
9:00am-4:00pm each day
Living Groove Counseling
15110 SW Boones Ferry Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
$300 per couple, includes all materials and light snacks