CHRISTOPHER, Caroline, Tomotaka UMEMURA, Mann TANYA, Debolarh JACOBVITZ and Nancy HAZEN. Marital Quality over the Transition to Parenthood as a Predictor of Coparenting. Journal of Child and Family Studie. 2015, vol. 24, No 12, p. 3636-3651. ISSN 1062-1024. doi:10.1007/s10826-015-0172-0.
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Original name Marital Quality over the Transition to Parenthood as a Predictor of Coparenting
Authors CHRISTOPHER, Caroline (840 United States of America), Tomotaka UMEMURA (392 Japan, guarantor, belonging to the institution), Mann TANYA (840 United States of America), Debolarh JACOBVITZ (840 United States of America) and Nancy HAZEN (840 United States of America).
Edition Journal of Child and Family Studie, 2015, 1062-1024.
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Original language English
Type of outcome Article in a journal
Field of Study 50100 5.1 Psychology and cognitive sciences
Country of publisher United States of America
Confidentiality degree is not subject to a state or trade secret
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Impact factor Impact factor: 1.802
RIV identification code RIV/00216224:14230/15:00082535
Organization unit Faculty of Social Studies
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10826-015-0172-0
UT WoS 000364491100013
Keywords in English coparenting; marital satisfaction; marital conflict; transition to parenthood
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Abstract
This study examined changes in first-time parents’ marital quality over the transition to parenthood as predictors of their triadic coparenting quality and mothers’ and fathers’ involvement in parenting and support of their spouse’s coparenting. Mothers and fathers (N = 96 couples) individually completed measures of marital conflict and satisfaction prenatally, at 8 months, and at 24 months. Triadic family interactions observed at 24 months were coded for cooperative and competitive coparenting, fathers’ involvement in parenting, mothers’ involvement in parenting, fathers’ support of mothers’ parenting, and mothers’ support of fathers’ parenting. Latent growth curve modeling demonstrated that declines in fathers’ marital satisfaction predicted higher competitive coparenting and lower father involvement in parenting, and increases in fathers’ marital conflict predicted lower cooperative coparenting. Increases in mothers’ marital conflict predicted mothers’ lower support of fathers’ parenting. Thus, declines in fathers’ marital quality may have more direct effects on triadic coparenting quality, whereas declines in mothers’ martial quality may indirectly affect coparenting through their support of their spouse’s parenting.
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