Cupid's Pulse Article: Giuliana and Bill Rancic Welcome a Baby BoyCupid's Pulse Article: Giuliana and Bill Rancic Welcome a Baby Boy

By Nicole Weintraub

Edward Duke Rancic was welcomed into the world on Wednesday by parents Bill and Giuliana Rancic, according to People. This is the first child for the couple who have had difficulties with infertility. Following a miscarriage and breast cancer, Guiliana was able to announce her pregnancy via gestational surrogate and shared the baby’s sex this past June. The newest addition to the Rancic family weighed in at 7 lbs, 4 oz. The couple is ecstatic to be gifted with a little one.

What are some ways having a child can bring you closer as a couple?

Cupid’s Advice:

Deciding to have a child is a decision that should be made when both partners feel they are ready. Although children are a large responsibility, it can bring you and your partner closer together:

1. Working together: The responsibility of raising your child rests on both you and your partner. Decisions and choices must be made together which means communication is key. Working together as a team is a vital element in having children. When a couple is blessed with a child, they have another commonality in their lives and the relationship with your child’s other parent is an important one. Making decisions together will also bring you closer as a couple.

2. Adding to the family: One of the most rewarding things you can do with a person is start a family with them. Feelings continue to grow since you have shared this experience with your partner. The two of you will be sharing new experiences and memories that neither of you have had before, especially if this is your first child. Sharing these new feelings and experiences with one another will further to develop your feelings for each other.

3. Leaning on one another: You cannot do this alone and that is what your partner is there for. There will be wonderful days and there will be rough days. They are there to support you and to hold your hand through not only the good days, but the bad days as well. Knowing that you have someone to lean on and supporting you will help to push you through the difficult days. Through working together and supporting one another on the difficult days, your relationship will grow stronger.

How has having a child brought you closer to your partner? Share your thoughts below.