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1

What is the Neonatal Behavioural Assessment Scale?

(NBAS) evaluated a baby's reflexes, muscle tone, state changes, responsiveness to physical and social stimuli.

2

Who developed the NBAS?

Berry Brazelton

3

What is the neonatal intensive care unit network neurobehavioural scale (NNNS)?

A specially designed for use with newborns at risk for developmental problems.

4

How is the transition to parenthood?

Gender roles may become more traditional. Sharing caregiving predicts greater happiness and sensitivity to the baby.

5

Postponing parenthood until when eases transition?

Late twenties to thirties.

6

What percentage of babies in the United States born to single mothers?

39%

7

Most non-marital births are unplanned, what issues accompanies this?

Unprepared, adolescent teens. Low-income women in 20's.

8

What is the exception to births that are unplanned and non-marital?

Financially secure women ages 30-45.

9

What percentage of first-time mothers experience postpartum depression after the birth of their baby?

8%-10%

10

What percentage of fathers report depression after the birth of a child?

3%-5%

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How does parental depression effect a child?

Can effect a child's world view.

12

What kind of supports and programs can help with the ease of transition in to parenthood?

Prebirth counselling, high-risk parents struggling with poverty benefit from intensive home interventions, low-income parents may require support (food, money, childcare, etc).