Predictors of parental sense of competence for the couple during the transition to parenthood.

@article{Knauth2000PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of parental sense of competence for the couple during the transition to parenthood.},
  author={D G Knauth},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  year={2000},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={496-509}
}
  • D G Knauth
  • Published 2000 in Research in nursing & health
The purpose of this longitudinal panel study was to determine whether changes occur in parents' satisfaction with family functioning and in the importance they attribute to family relationships during the transition to parenthood, and whether these variables Predict parental sense of competence in 114 couples. Repeated measures ANOVA and paired t-test analyses supported a significant decline in satisfaction with family functioning for mothers and fathers. Prenatal conditions contributed to… CONTINUE READING