12 ways having a baby changes your marriage

People will tell you that everything changes in a marriage after you have a baby and, you know what? They’re right.

But while those changes are often portrayed as negative, there are plenty of ways having a child will strengthen your relationship.Yes, that new little person in your lives alters how you see each other (and the world) in copious and profound ways. And yet, there’s a constant: your husband is always going to be that same man — your best friend and confidante — you fell in love with before a certain egg was fertilized, and that’s a good thing. Here’s what happens to many couples when baby’s on board.