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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/152332
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Parenting as experienced by adolescent mothers
Abstract:
Parenting as experienced by adolescent mothers
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2007
Author:DeVito, Josephine M., PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Seton Hall University College of Nursing
Title:Assistant Professor in the Undergraduate and School Nursing Programs
[Research Presentation] Purpose: Little is known about parenting for adolescent mothers in the early post partum period. The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of parenting for adolescent mothers during the 4 to 6 week post partum period. Background:áAdolescent mothers need to express their feelings about parenting so they can identify what they need to know in developing this new role. Adolescence is a time of transition where psychosocial adjustments and identity are developing.á When an adolescent becomes a parent unanticipated life style changes occur. Methods (Design, Participants, Setting, Data Collection, Analytic Approach):á This study was a secondary analysis of qualitative data collected from a quantitative study on the Factors Contributing to the Self Perceptions of Parenting in Adolescent mothers. Content analysis was used to analyze the additional narrative comments provided by participants to open ended questions on the questionnaires. The sample consisted of adolescent mothers who were up to age 19 years old, primiparas, and had given birth to one health newborn. Adolescent mothers where asked to comment on what the experience of parenting was during this time.á Analysis of data involved transcription of comments expressed by the adolescent mothers and the emerging of themes from the adolescent mother's responses. Results: They expressed common themes about the experience of parenting, including, "being caught between two worlds," "feeling alone and desperate," and "if I knew then what I know now." Conclusions and Implications: Adolescent mothers need support and guidance.áPrograms that address their needs can assist them in sharing parenting experiences.á They need to form friendships with other adolescent mothers and become involved in discussion groups about parenting. Only when nurses become aware of the meaning and experience of parenting for adolescent mothers can interventions be developed to address their needs.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleParenting as experienced by adolescent mothersen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/152332-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Parenting as experienced by adolescent mothers</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2007</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">DeVito, Josephine M., PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Seton Hall University College of Nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Assistant Professor in the Undergraduate and School Nursing Programs</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">JosDeVito@aol.com</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Presentation] Purpose: Little is known about parenting for adolescent mothers in the early post partum period. The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of parenting for adolescent mothers during the 4 to 6 week post partum period. Background:áAdolescent mothers need to express their feelings about parenting so they can identify what they need to know in developing this new role. Adolescence is a time of transition where psychosocial adjustments and identity are developing.á When an adolescent becomes a parent unanticipated life style changes occur. Methods (Design, Participants, Setting, Data Collection, Analytic Approach):á This study was a secondary analysis of qualitative data collected from a quantitative study on the Factors Contributing to the Self Perceptions of Parenting in Adolescent mothers. Content analysis was used to analyze the additional narrative comments provided by participants to open ended questions on the questionnaires. The sample consisted of adolescent mothers who were up to age 19 years old, primiparas, and had given birth to one health newborn. Adolescent mothers where asked to comment on what the experience of parenting was during this time.á Analysis of data involved transcription of comments expressed by the adolescent mothers and the emerging of themes from the adolescent mother's responses. Results: They expressed common themes about the experience of parenting, including, "being caught between two worlds," "feeling alone and desperate," and "if I knew then what I know now." Conclusions and Implications: Adolescent mothers need support and guidance.áPrograms that address their needs can assist them in sharing parenting experiences.á They need to form friendships with other adolescent mothers and become involved in discussion groups about parenting. Only when nurses become aware of the meaning and experience of parenting for adolescent mothers can interventions be developed to address their needs.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T11:32:21Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T11:32:21Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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