ERIC Number: EJ270849
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
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Adjustment of Early Parenthood.
Kach, Julie A.; McGhee, Paul E.
Journal of Family Issues, v3 n3 p375-88 Sep 1982
Studied relationship between preparenthood expectations and problems associated with the transition to parenthood. Parents expecting their first child completed a questionnaire before and after childbirth. Expectations did not differ significantly from subsequent perceptions of parenthood; however, mothers with less accurate expectations had more problems adjusting to parenthood. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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