Session 117:
Transition to Motherhood

Friday, April 2
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Gardner
3rd Floor

Chair: Stephanie J. Ventura, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Discussant: Susan F. Newcomer, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH

  1. Labour-Market Attachment and Entry into Parenthood: The Experience of Immigrant Women in SwedenGunnar Andersson, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Kirk A. Scott, Lund University

  2. What Women Want: Antecedent Conditions for the Initiation of ChildbearingRosangela Merlo, Australian National University

  3. Desperately Seeking Susan or Johnny: Transitions to Motherhood for Infertile WomenElizabeth H. Stephen, Georgetown University

  4. Is the United States a Pro-Natalist Destination? A New Look at the Recent Fertility of American ImmigrantsGray Swicegood, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Michael Sobczak, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Hiromi Ishizawa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Gillian Stevens, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Eileen Diaz McConnell, Indiana University

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