When The Office‘s Jenna Fischer became an aunt, she said, “I already wanted kids, but even more so now.”  Well, it looks like that wish is coming true.  Fischer and husband Lee Kirk are expecting their first child, according to People.  The cute couple were engaged in 2009 while vacationing in Europe and tied the knot last July with Survivor‘s Jeff Probst officiating the ceremony.  Now Fischer can follow in her TV character Pam’s footsteps and become a mother to her own child!

What are some ways to prepare your relationship for a baby?

Cupid’s Advice:

There’s no doubt that your relationship will change when you have a child.  In order to avoid a negative impact, Cupid has some ways to prepare your relationship pre-baby:

1. Plan: Avoid being surprised by child-related obstacles as much as possible by doing the research you need to do before the baby is born.  Make Daddy read the Daddy chapters in What to Expect While Expecting.

2. Strengthen your bond: Spend as much romantic and quality time together as possible pre-birth.  Make sure your relationship is as strong as it can possibly be before your lives are changed forever.

3. Discuss expectations: Make sure that you both view raising a child in the same way.  Determine what morals and values you plan on instilling so that you don’t find out when it counts and fight about it.

What did you do to prepare your relationship before you had a child? Share your experience below.