ERIC Number: EJ303860
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Parental Choice of Alternative Birth Environments and Attitudes Toward Childrearing Philosophy.
Sacks, Susan Riemer; Donnenfeld, Penny B.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v46 n2 p469-75 May 1984
Examined the attitudes and values of 64 prospective parents choosing maternity center, hospital, or home births. Maternity-center couples emerged on the whole as less traditional and more representative of sex-egalitarian attitudes toward parenting. Overall, differences by gender, not group, were found. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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