volume 17, issue 2, P204-216 1992
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1992.tb01875.x
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Karen F Pridham, Audrey S Chang

Abstract: This study explored components of a model of transition to being the mother of a new infant during an infant's first 3 months. Personal and situational conditions and maternal problem-solving factors (issue formulating and the use of help with issues) that may influence transition markers (maternal appraisal of problem-solving competence and evaluation of parenting) were examined for two study periods: the first 30 days postpartum and the next 60 days. For the second study period, variables contributing to mat…

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