Motherhood on ice? A media framing analysis of older mothers in the UK news.

@article{Shaw2009MotherhoodOI,
  title={Motherhood on ice? A media framing analysis of older mothers in the UK news.},
  author={Rachel L. Shaw and David C. Giles},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={221-36}
}
Changing gender roles and increased sexual and economic freedom have created opportunities for women to give birth relatively late in life. However, stigma and misplaced fears about physical capacity are often reported as sources of anxiety among older, and in vitro fertilisation-induced mothers. In this study, we apply a specially adapted method for analysing news media content to a week's selection of material in the British media following the dissemination of research at an international… CONTINUE READING

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