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ATTITUDES OF SIGNIFICANT

PEOPLE
1940, Concentrated on the
physical conditions in the mother’s
body that might affect
development and on the
persistence of these effects into
postnatal life.
Timetable of Prenatal
Development
PERIOD DEVELOPMENT
Fertilization to end of second
Zygote
week

End of the second week to end


Embryo
of the second lunar month

End of second lunar month to


Fetus
birth
ORIGIN OF ATTITUDES
Attitudes toward children and
parenthood are usually
formed early in life.
FACTORS INFLUENCES
THE FORMATION OF
ATTITUDES
1 st
young people’s earlier experiences
with children have a marked effect on
how they feel about them in general
and about their own impending roles
as parents.
2 nd
the experiences of friends,
either in the past or at
present, color the
individual’s attitudes.
3 rd
A parent or grandparent who
loves children and who pities
people who are childless can
influence a person’s
attitudes favorably.
4th
A person’s attitude toward
the sex of the unborn child
can be influenced by
stereotyped ideas-that boys
are “a handful”
5 th
The mass media tend
to glamorize family life
and the parental role.
CONDITIONS INFLUENCING
ATTITUDES
Just as the mother’s attitudes
are affected by conditions
different from those of the
father, siblings of the
grandparents
PERSISTENCE OF
ATTITUDES
1 ST Attitudes tend to persist
because they are based on
beliefs the individual
considers to be valid and
justified.
nd
2Formed before the child’s
birth, are that they are
usually highly emotionally
toned.
EFFECTS OF
ATTITUDES ON
CHILDREN
Mother’s attitudes before
birth
Mother’s attitudes after birth
Attitudes of family members
EFFECT OF ATTITUDES ON
FAMILY RELATIONSHIP
Favorable attitudes
Unfavorable attitudes
HAZARDS DURING THE
PRENATAL PERIOD
Physical Hazards
Psychological Hazards
COMMON PHYSICAL HAZARDS
DURING THE PRENATAL PERIOD
Period of the Zygote – Starvation, Lack of Uterine
Preparation, Implantation in Wrong Place
Period of the Embryo – Miscarriages, Developmental
Irregularities.
Period of the Fetus – Miscarriages, Prematurity,
Complication of Delivery, Developmental Irregularities
Psychological Hazards
■Traditional Beliefs
■Maternal Stress
■Unfavorable Attitudes on the Part of
Significant
SOME COMMON UNFAVORABLE ATTITUDES
TOWARD AN UNBORN CHILD
• Not wanting the Child
• Not wanting the child at this time
• Preference for a child of a particular sex
• Dream child concept
• Not wanting children of Multiple Birth
• Wanting to have a Miscarriage or an Abortion
• Scorn for the Child
SOME COMMON UNFAVORABLE ATTITUDES
TOWARD AN UNBORN CHILD
• Not wanting the Child
• Not wanting the child at this time
• Preference for a child of a particular sex
• Dream child concept
• Not wanting children of Multiple Birth
• Wanting to have a Miscarriage or an Abortion
• Scorn for the Child