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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1992

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Dianna Sorenson

Keywords

psychological aspcets of pregnancy, mother and child

Abstract

This research will utilize content analysis to explore the fantasies and expectations pregnant women use to describe their unborn children. Futuristically, these descriptions may be utilized as one indicator of the affiliation the mother feels for her unborn child during the pregnancy. Although this affiliation has been described as a bi-directional relationship between the mother and unborn child, this research will only explore the unidirectional affiliation the mother has for her unborn child.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects
Mother and child

Number of Pages

88

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1992 Peggy Schuelke. All rights reserved

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