Lecture 17 Transition to Parenthood 2011 student slides

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Transition to Parenthood Lecture 17 March 28, 2011
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Overview Some stats Factors potential parents consider Effects on the marriage Motherhood Fatherhood Video clip Parenting panel  § Introductions § Questions from me § Questions from the audience
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Transition to Parenthood Statistics about Parenthood 70% of couples have children (it is declining) Many have first child at later ages (reason for declining) Family size in industrialized nations has declined.  Average  number of children per  US couple: § 1950:   3.1 § 1996:  2.2 § 2008: 2.1
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Factors that Influence the Decision to Become a Parent Often not a decision Marital stability Financial circumstances Career concerns  Personal and religious values Physical and mental health 
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Advantages to Becoming a Parent Give and receive warmth and affection Experience stimulation and fun of parenting  Gain sense of accomplishment from helping  children grow Meaning to life
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