Joyce has been interviewed on the topic of transition to parenthood by The Wall Street Journal, American Baby Magazine,, PsychCentral, New Zealand's Sunday Magazine and a nationally syndicated news segment that hasplayed all across the US. Joyce currently has a book in development,  "First Comes Love: How to Love Yourself & Your Partner Through Early Parenthood" which focuses on helping moms and their partners successfully navigate the common relationship challenges that accompany early parenthood.

"First Comes Love" includes practical solutions for strengthening the partnership that is the foundation of the family. Case examples are drawn from years of Marter conducting Pre & Post Baby Couples Counseling at her multisite counseling practice, Urban Balance, and also includes her own personal experiences as a mom. The book proposal is currently being considered by several publishing houses.”

Joyce Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article:

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