Sexual and Romantic Relationships of First Time Parents

This study is closed for recruitment! Keep an eye on the site for the exciting findings!

Sexual and Romantic Relationships of First Time Parents

(Child between 3 and 12 months old)

Are you a first-time parent? Is your infant between 3 and 12 months old?

We are interesting in learning more about your sexual and romantic relationship. Please consider helping this research by participating in an online survey!

To be eligible to participate, you must:

(1)      Be a first-time parent

(2)      Have an infant between the age of 3-months and 12-months

(3)      Be 18 years of age or older

(4)      Be currently involved in a romantic relationship

(5)      A resident of the United States or Canada

(6)      Be able to read and understand English

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

If you choose to participate you will be asked questions about your sexuality and your romantic relationship. We will ask you to complete two online surveys. The first survey will take 25-35 minutes (and you can do it right away). The second survey will take 15-20 minutes (we will e-mail a link to you in four weeks). As a thank you for completing the surveys, you will receive a $5 (Canadian Dollars) Amazon gift card when you submit the first survey and a $5 (Canadian Dollars) Amazon gift card when you submit the second survey.

To complete the survey, or find out more, check out the website here –

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You will be asked to answer six questions to determine your eligibility.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please feel free to contact us.

We are happy to talk with you about any questions or concerns you may have about your participation in this research study. Please contact Sarah Vannier (Postdoctoral Fellow, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, (902) 494-4223, at any time with questions, comments, or concerns about the research study.

If you have any ethical concerns about your participation in this research, you may also contact the Director, Research Ethics, Dalhousie University at (902) 494-1462, or email:

Thank you in advance for your interest in our research!