Please see below for a link to the report “When I was having my baby”: Learning from Young Mothers’ Birth Stories. This report is based on the article “A narrative analysis of the birth stories of early-age mothers” by, among others, Anna Carson and Jeannie Shoveller. In the article, Anna Carson focuses on the birth stories of the young mothers participating in the Young Parents Study. Three major themes emerge from the analysis which show that young mothers ultimately want to demonstrate their readiness to be moms.
For a copy of the report, click here.
For a copy of the article, click here.