Date of Award
Dissertation - Restricted
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Educational Policy and Leadership
Markell, Richard A.
The literature and experience support the conclusion that the birth of a child is a stressful event for a family (Weinberg & R1chardson, 1981). Fortunately, a multitude of prenatal programs, pediatric services, infant development classes, visual media and popular literature are available for most parents. These programs and services help reduce the stress of a child's early care and health problems during the first year of life...