Baby Makes 3! Postpartum Couples’ Wellbeing Study

Recruiting First-Time Parent Couples for an Online Study about the Transition to Parenthood


Have you just had your first child?

Is your baby younger than 4 months old (8- to 15-weeks)?

Participate in a study on the transition to parenthood with your partner!


Help us understand how couples manage changes to their sexual well-being during the transition to parenthood.

We are recruiting BOTH members of couples who have had their first baby within the last 2- to 4-months for an online study. 

*This study aims to be inclusive to individuals of all gender identities, bodies, and orientations.


Couples can participate if:

  • They are 18 years or older.

  • Both partners are engaged in an intimate relationship and are living together.

  • They have an infant who is 2- to 4-months old, was a singleton birth (just one baby), and is their first child.

  • Both parents reside in Canada or the United States.

  • Both parents have access to personal e-mail addresses and can complete online surveys.

  • Both parents can speak and understand English.

  • The couple is not enrolled in ‘Hey Baby! Couples’ Wellbeing Study’, the larger study that ‘Baby Makes 3’ is a part of.

*other criteria may apply

What will you be asked to do?


1) Each partner will complete an online survey separately at 3-months postpartum

2) Then, both partners will do daily diaries (brief surveys each night) for 21-days starting between 3-months postpartum


Participants will be compensated up to $150 CDN (or USD equivalent) per couple in gift cards for participating.

*All information is kept strictly confidential.

To participate, or to find out more, please contact us at, or call 902-494-4223 (toll-free at 1-844-484-5040)

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