Latina daughters' childbearing attitudes: the role of maternal expectations and education communication.

@article{MirelesRios2014LatinaDC,
  title={Latina daughters' childbearing attitudes: the role of maternal expectations and education communication.},
  author={Rebeca Mireles-Rios and Laura F. Romo},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={
          1553-63
        }
}
Adolescent girls' and their mothers' expectations for their daughters' college attainment, mother-daughter communication about education, and daughters' early childbearing attitudes were examined in 146 U.S.-raised Latina girls (mean age = 14.4 years) and their mostly immigrant mothers. Through structural equation modeling, we tested in the present study a 3-path mediating model to identify mechanisms underlying the association between maternal expectations and daughters' childbearing attitudes… CONTINUE READING
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