Mothers' parenting self-appraisals: the contribution of perceived infant temperament.

@article{Pridham1994MothersPS,
  title={Mothers' parenting self-appraisals: the contribution of perceived infant temperament.},
  author={Karen F Pridham and Audrey Showhuey Chang and Yen-Feng Chiu},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  year={1994},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={381-92}
}
To learn how a mother's perception of her infant's temperament contributes to her appraisal of her parenting and of her problem-solving competence during the first 3 months postpartum, we explored a conceptual model, including infant gender and maternal attributes (education and parity) and the personal and social context of the parenting experience (infant centrality and life change), in a sample of 117 mothers. The set of temperament variables contributed to the variance in both parenting… CONTINUE READING

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