Rapid Repeat Birth: Meaning-Making Among Multiparous Adolescent Mothers.

Reddy, Julia.

Abstract: This study examined initial interpretations of, and transitions to, motherhood among adolescents who have experienced rapid repeat births. The primary sample was 19 adolescent mothers, enrolled in a universal home visiting program, who gave birth to a second child within 24 months of their initial birth. Findings suggest a strong presence of positive interpretations of motherhood and its... read more

Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development.
Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.
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