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Korean Journal of Child Studies 1994;15(2): 169-180.
고령출산모의 부모역할만족도와 부모역할에 대한 자신감
Parenting Satisfaction and Sence of Competence in Older Mothers
Hee Kyung Kang
The purpose this study was to examine parenting satisfaction and sence of competence in older mothers. The subjects consisted of 150 mothers who had children from 1 to 36 months of age. "Older" maternal age was defined as a woman at the age of 35 years or more. The results showed that older mothers` motivations for pregnancy was mostly sex preference. There was no difference in parenting satisfaction and sence of competence by motivation for pregnancy. There were significant differences in parenting sence of competence by length of parenting, birth order and sibling spacing. Changes in family relationships brought about by newborn were mostly positive.
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