Peer Pressure, Parent Pressure The unspoken expectation of first-time mother

Bartell, Susan S.
March 2006
International Journal of Childbirth Education;Mar2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p25
Academic Journal
Becoming a mother for the first time offers mothers the opportunity to affiliate with a new peer group of other mothers; however, along with this association comes an unexpected and profound peer pressure. This article examines the psychological and emotional impact that the peer pressure of first-time motherhood can have on a woman.


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