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  • The birth of your first child can significantly change your relationship. 
  • Everyone’s experience in the early months after the birth of their child is different. 
  • Both men and women can find this time challenging.
  • Your relationship can be a great source of strength and support.
  • In many cases, there are ways to look after and strengthen your relationship with your partner.
  • For some couples, things can start to feel unsafe around the time of the birth of a new baby. If you have concerns about safety in your relationship, call 1800 RESPECT on 1800 737 732. 

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Reviewed on: 06-11-2019