The birth of a first child and the process of becoming parents is a major turning point for most relationships. Each person's experience of becoming a parent is different. While for some it will be an easy transition, for others it may create some unexpected problems.
Parenting is both a wonderful and a challenging experience that can put a great deal of pressure on relationships. It is the most important responsibility people undertake and a loving and supportive relationship helps parents face the challenges of child rearing.