TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Bartell, Susan S.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
International Journal of Childbirth Education;Mar2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20317596

 

Related Articles

  • your new life. Greiner, Gail // Fit Pregnancy;Aug/Sep2003, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p134 

    Focuses on the different emotions being experienced by new mothers.

  • WHEN YOUR KIDS LEAVE HOME. Killeen, Gretel // Australian Women's Weekly;Feb2008, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p123 

    The author reflects on issues related to motherhood. She discusses her emotions toward the fact that her son will be leaving their home to study in London, England for three years. According to the author, there have been times when motherhood feels like home detention and enduring a child's...

  • Part I: The Normal Woman: Chapter 4: Cruelty, Compassion, and Maternity. Lombroso, Cesare; Ferrero, Guglielmo; Rafter, Nicole Hahn; Gibson, Mary // Criminal Woman, the Prostitute & the Normal Woman;2004, p65 

    This article examines the capacity of women for cruelty, compassion and maternity. It is sad but true: among brutes, savages, and primitive people, the female is more cruel than compassionate, although she is not as cruel as the male. Woman reveals herself in revenge, a feeling that is more...

  • SHARE A SECRET.  // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);5/28/2007, Vol. 59 Issue 22, p93 

    The author shares her secret feelings about their next-door neighbor. She is a mother of two children who both left home to live on their own while her husband works long hours. She says that recently, she would take night walks to get a look at her neighbor, whom she said looks like a young...

  • FITTING IN: EXPLORING THE EMOTIONAL DIMENSION OF ADOLESCENT PEER PRESSURE. Lashbrook, Jeffrey T. // Adolescence;Winter2000, Vol. 35 Issue 140, p747 

    Presents information on a study which investigated whether shame plays a role in adolescent conformity in the face of perceived peer pressure. Account of related studies; Methodology; Results of the study.

  • Teenage Mothering.  // Midwifery Matters;Spring2009, Issue 120, p32 

    The article highlights the research conducted by Jennifer Giardino on the respond of teenage mothers to the sound of babies crying in Great Britain. The research shows that there is no difference in the way teenage mothers and teenage non-mothers respond to the of the babies' cries. In addition,...

  • Developmental continuity and stability of emotional availability in the family: Two ages and two genders in child-mother dyads from two regions in three countries. Bornstein, Marc H.; Suwalsky, Joan T. D.; Putnick, Diane L.; Gini, Motti; Venuti, Paola; De Falco, Simona; Heslington, Marianne; De Galper�, Celia Zingman // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Sep2010, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p385 

    This study employs an intra-national and cross-national, prospective, and longitudinal design to examine age, gender, region, and country variation in group mean-level continuity and individual-differences stability of emotional availability in child�mother dyads. Altogether, 220 Argentine,...

  • the ride of your life. Satran, Pamela Redmond // Baby Talk;Feb2005, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p57 

    Presents an article on the emotional side of motherhood. Negative feelings experienced by mothers; Advantages of parenting; Difficulty of labor.

  • Secrets of smart mums. Baker, Kelly // Australian Parents;Jun/Jul2008, p32 

    The article offers tips on and reveals secrets about smart motherhood. It emphasizes that a successful and confident mother believes in herself and her abilities. It explains how having a positive outlook can help mothers deal with the difficulties associated with motherhood. It also notes that...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics