Cupid's Pulse Article: Pete Wentz and Meagan Camper Are Expecting a BabyCupid's Pulse Article: Pete Wentz and Meagan Camper Are Expecting a Baby

By Louisa Gonzales

It looks like Fall Out Boy’s bassist, Pete Wentz will soon be welcoming a new member into his family. Wentz is expecting his second child with model girlfriend, Megan Camper, this will be the couple’s first child together. Wentz revealed the news via Instagram on Monday February 17, with a photo of the lovebirds cuddling and sharing a kiss. According to a source of People, the duo have planned to have a baby for a while, and are excited for Wentz’s first son with ex-wife Ashlee Simpson, Bronx, 5, to have a “new little buddy”. Congrats to the happy pair.

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

Cupid’s Advice:

Having a child together is a big step in a couple’s relationship. When you know you want to have a baby with your lover, it can be a new and exciting step for both of you, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be hard. Preparing and figuring out all the new things that comes with being pregnant and having a child is vital to make things run as smoothly as possible. If you and your partner are looking to take the next step of your romantic partnership by having a baby, cupid has advice on ways to prepare:

1. Learn what to expect: To understand and prepare for a new addition to your family, do your research and learn all the things that come with pregnancy, a newborn baby and being first time parents. Gather all the information you can from classes, books or friends and family who have already went through pregnancy, every little thing helps with figuring out what to expect.There’s a lot that comes with pregnancy and children and it will no doubt be overwhelming at times, but if you work together as a pair, you can overcome any challenges your relationship will face.

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2.Know that things will change: Once the baby arrives your normal daily routines are going to be turned upside down. Know that it’s not going to be easy and smooth sailings all the time, especially in the beginning. Figuring out how to take care of the baby and how the household is going to work is going to take time. A lot of couples don’t understand how much things will change and feel they need to attend couple’s therapy, but really you just need to redefine your relationship.

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3. Have clear communication: To avoid any misunderstandings or pointless arguments, communicate with each other and share your thoughts and feelings.  You need to let your partner know what’s going on and have a clear plan of  what you both need and want if your relationship is to stay strong. The key to creating and sustaining a long-term relationship is being able to speak and listen to your lover.  If both you and your romantic mate are on the same page it will make things easier for the both of you.

How do you think a couple can prepare their relationship for a child? Share your tips in the comments below.