Negotiating the transition from adolescence to motherhood: coping with prenatal and parenting stress in teenage mothers in Mulago hospital, Uganda
- Parenting Stress Among Adolescent Mothers in the Transition to Adulthood. Larson, Nancy C. // Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal;Oct2004, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p457
This study assessed the existence and nature of parenting stress among 187 adolescent mothers over a period of two and one half years across their eldest child's preschool years. Although the majority of mothers did not report elevated levels of stress, approximately thirty percent of the sample...
- UNDERSTANDING TEENAGE MOTHERHOOD THROUGH FEMINIST RESEARCH: A REFLECTION ON THE CHALLENGES. Ellis-Sloan, Kyla // Athenea Digital (Revista de Pensamiento e InvestigaciÃ³n Social);dic2014, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p129
This paper draws on an ethnographic study with teenage mothers. It discusses how the research incorporated feminist political goals and ethical concerns. The paper focuses in particular on one key concern for feminist researchers, that of hierarchical power in the research setting in order to...
- Schoolgirl mothers. Black, Dora // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/25/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6554, p1047
Focuses on the schoolgirl mothers in Great Britain. Causes on the early mortality of teenage mothers; Effects of early motherhood; Administration of intervention programs for risk awareness of precautions on pregnancy birth control services.
- I'm glad I was a teenage mom. Benfer, Amy // Glamour;Sep2004, Vol. 102 Issue 9, p213
Shares the challenges of being a teenage mother. Role of parents, friends, schools and jobs in helping to survive teen motherhood; Most unexpected gift of being a young mother; Influence of a culture that only expected to be a good mother.
- Younger Mothers Versus Older Mothers. Kling, Cynthia // Harper's Bazaar;Sep99, Issue 3454, p510
Explores generational gap between younger mothers and older mothers. Debate on having children; Search for personal identity; Questions on marriage, financial and career aspirations; Advantage of being a young mother.
- Money or Mothering: Which Is More Important. Garlinghouse, Tara Grigg // Kennedy School Review;2013, Vol. 13, p23
The author discusses the importance of enough resources than parenting practices on the children of teen mothers. She cites the result of a study on the social conditions of teenage mothers, who were poor and face several socioeconomic limitations, which indicates that children prefer more money...
- The Influence of Supportive Relations on the Psychological Well-Being of Teenage Mothers. Thompsom, Maxine Seaborn // Social Forces;Jun86, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p1006
Little is known about how family members respond to teenage childbearing and mothering. This paper explores the influence of family and peer resources on adaptation to teenage motherhood., Several Sources of support ate considered separately in order to determine whether they all contribute...
- DISORGANIZED ATTACHMENT RELATIONSHIPS IN INFANTS OF ADOLESCENT MOTHERS AND FACTORS THAT MAY AUGMENT POSITIVE OUTCOMES. Long, Melissa Slomski // Adolescence;Fall2009, Vol. 44 Issue 175, p621
Early parenting experiences and child outcomes of adolescent mothers depend greatly on the mother's intellect, personal adaptability, and cognitive readiness. A plethora of research indicates that parenting adolescent females experience higher rates of depression and stress, attain fewer years...
- A COMPARISON OF ADOLESCENT AND ADULT MOTHERS' MATERNAL SEPARATION ANXIETY. Blunk, Elizabeth M.; Williams, Sue W. // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal;1999, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p281
Maternal separation anxiety was compared for twenty adolescent and twenty adult mothers. The adolescent mothers were recruited from a high school teen parent program. Adult participants were recruited from two university day care programs. The Maternal SeparationAnxiety Scale was used to assess...