Paths to Parenthood: Emotions on the Journey through Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Early Parenting Experiences

Renata Kokanovic (Editor), Paula A. Michaels (Editor), Kate Johnston-Ataata (Editor)

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This interdisciplinary book explores the affective dimensions of becoming a parent, traversing the life-cycle journey of pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenting. Bringing together researchers from sociology, history, feminist studies, cultural studies, general medicine, and psychiatry, Paths to Parenthood analyses rich narratives that represent a diverse cross-section of parents, including migrants, same-sex couples, and single parents.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages254
ISBN (Electronic)9789811301438
ISBN (Print)9789811301421
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2018


  • Motherhood
  • Parenthood
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Fertility

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