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Correlational findings

Study MacBeth-Williams et al. (1987): study CA 1977

Public:
Mothers followed from 1 month before birth of first child to 2 years after, Canada, 1997-1980
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 489
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Prenantal attitude to parenthood
Our Classification
Remarks
Assessesd at T1 at 8 month of pregnancy
Operationalization
A: T1 similarity with partner in attitude to pregnancy
B: T1 expected parental ability

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-g-mq-?-*-a = +.19 ,0001 T1 attitude to pregnancy by T2 happiness

Additional variance explained above stability of emotions

Happiness assessed at T2, one month after delivery