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STAGE 2 BIRTH OF THE CHILDREN
The Transition to Parenthood Becoming a parent is one of the most definitive transitions in life Again, parenthood is being entered much later in life than in previous generations, with some adults choosing to not have children These shifts will have significant implications for future generations The traditional parenting phase is a flow of attention from the couple relationship to the needs of the children, and adjustments being made for this
Again, patterns are changing (shocker!)
Children’s Needs for Development: Infancy To Age Two Central skills to this stage: autonomy, empathy, and emotional attachment to others Also communication skills, Coordination and motor skills Parents’ roles in this stage: Provide support and meet children’s needs consistently , so they can develop trust in others and a sense of security
Children’s Needs For Development: Early Childhood to Elementary School Central skills to this stage: Increasing autonomy, self-management, emotional competence, and ability to relate to others Also language, motor skills and control of their bodies, cognitive skills (numbers, words, and objects), ability to take direction, cooperation,

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