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A comparison of adolescent and adult mothers on factors affecting maternal role attainment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2134779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of the study was to investigate relationships among maternal age, maternal prenatal attachment, perception of birth experience, and maternal role attainment. The sample consisted of Black and Caucasian low-income women. Twenty adolescents, 16 years and younger, and 32 adult pregnant women, 21 years and older, completed Cranley's (1981) Prenatal Attachment Tool in their second or third trimester of pregnancy. In the postpartum period while the mothers and infants were hospitalized, they were videotaped and the Maternal-Infant Adaptation Scale (MIAS) (Price, 1983) was used to evaluate maternal role attainment. The mothers also completed a questionnaire describing their experiences with pregnancy, labor and delivery, and their preparation for motherhood. Using t-tests, there were no significant differences in the means of the two groups on the prenatal attachment tool or the MIAS.
Authors:
V H Kemp; D E Sibley; E F Pond
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Maternal-child nursing journal     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0090-0702     ISO Abbreviation:  Matern Child Nurs J     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-01     Completed Date:  1992-05-01     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0350761     Medline TA:  Matern Child Nurs J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-75     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Age Factors
Attitude to Health
Female
Human Development*
Humans
Maternal Behavior*
Maternal-Child Nursing
Mothers / psychology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy in Adolescence / psychology*
Questionnaires
Role*

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