Transition to Parenthood Study (Couples, 12-20 weeks pregnant)


Are you about to become first-time parents? Participate in a study on the transition to parenthood!

Please see the eligibility criteria below and help us contribute to research on the transition to parenthood. We are seeking BOTH members of couples who are about to become first-time parents to fill out a series of confidential online surveys (approximately 45-60 min). Partners will complete separate online questionnaires about their background at 18- to 20-weeks of pregnancy, followed by surveys at 32-weeks of pregnancy, and at 2-weeks and 3-, 6-, 9-, and 12-months postpartum. Participants will be compensated.

Couples can participate if:

  • lbgtq-logoOne member of the couple is 12 to 20
    weeks pregnant with your first child (singleton pregnancies only).
  • Both partners are in an intimate relationship and have been living together for at least 6 months.
  • Both partners can complete all parts of the study.
  • Both partners can speak and read English.
  • Both partners have access to personal e-mail addresses and can complete online surveys.
  • You live in the U.S. or Canada.

To find out more about how you can get involved in our research contact us using the form below, or by e-mail at:

All information is kept strictly confidential.


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