18. Parenting and the Postnatal Period

  1. Olga B. A. van den Akker

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968382.ch18

Reproductive Health Psychology

Reproductive Health Psychology

How to Cite

van den Akker, O. B. A. (2012) Parenting and the Postnatal Period, in Reproductive Health Psychology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968382.ch18

Author Information

  1. School of Health & Social Sciences, Middlesex University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683385

Online ISBN: 9781119968382

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Keywords:

  • effects of parenting;
  • postnatal period;
  • pronatalism;
  • parenting practices;
  • transition to parenthood;
  • gender roles;
  • decisions, in becoming a parent;
  • single parenthood

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Effects of Parenting

  • Parenting Practices

  • Adjustment to Parenthood

  • Theories / Models

  • Gender Roles

  • Decision to Become Parents

  • Transition to Parenthood

  • Summary

  • References