College Females as Mothers: Balancing the Roles of Student and Motherhood
Brown, Rita L., Amankwaa, Adansi A., ABNF Journal
Abstract: As more female college students are involved in sexual relationships their risk of conception increases. However, when pregnancy occurs it is only the woman who bears the burden and risk of the pregnancy and in most cases child care. Female college students who become pregnant are then faced with, not only the risk of the child birth but also the responsibility of their education and childcare. This study describes how the women in situations like this cope with their experiences. In their own words the participants will suggest how they handle their responsibility of school and parenting. Five themes are associated with this study: (a) mother's unconditional love; (b) …
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Publication information: Article title: College Females as Mothers: Balancing the Roles of Student and Motherhood. Contributors: Brown, Rita L. - Author, Amankwaa, Adansi A. - Author. Journal title: ABNF Journal. Volume: 18. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 2007. Page number: 25+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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