Final exam

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  1. The number of births in the United States in 2007 was highest total ever recorded T or F
  2. It is estimated that a third of women who marry will forego having children T or F
  3. More than one-third of pregnancies in the United States were unplanned T Or F
  4. Adopted children tend to be poorer than children who live with their biological parents T or F
  5. Men and women both can suffer from "postpartum blues" T or F
  6. There is often a decline in marital happiness following the transition to new parenthood T or F
  7. Egalitarian marriages usually remain so after the birth of the first child T or F
  8. Behavior of fathers has changed more than cultural beliefs about fatherhood T or F
  9. Compared to non-parents, parents are less likely to experience depression T or F
  10. Children of gay or lesbian parents are likely to be gay themselves T or F
  11. The Divorce rate is at its lowest point since 1970 T or F
  12. Both annulment and divorce are ways of terminating a marriage in which both spouses feel that something has gone wrong in their marriage  T or F
  13. Couples with children re less likely to divorce than couples without children T or F
  14. The critical emotional event in a martial breakdown is separation rather than divorce T or F
  15. Age at marriage is the best predictor of the likelihood of divorce T or F
  16. Divorce is an important element of the contemporary American marriage system because it reinforces the significance of emotional fulfillment in marriage T or F
  17. The higher an individuals income the greater the likelihood of divorce T or F
  18. Many or the problems experienced by children of divorced parents are present before the marital disruption T or F
  19. Those whose parents are divorced have a significantly greater likelihood of divorcing themselves T or F
  20. Marital conflict in an intact two-parent family is generally more harmful to child than living a tranquil single parent family or step family T or F
  21. In 2007, there was a record number of births, ________
    million.  The highest total

    ______________________ to date.
    4.3 million 

  22. Fertility and birthrates vary considerably according to?
    social and demographic characteristics, such as race, ethnicity, education, income and marital status
  23. Childless, involuntary childless, and child-free – What’s  the difference, define
    • Childless- couples who don't become parents
    •  -this is now called child-free
    •  - intend and expect to remain non parents 
    • Involuntary Childless- Due to impaired ability to conceive or infertility
  24. Parenthood Deferred – Why?
    • -More career and lifestyle options are available to single women today than in the past
    • -marriage and reproduction are no longer economic or social necessities
    • - people may take longer to search our the right mate
    • -they may wait for the right time tog get married 
    • -increasingly effective birth control 
    • -waiting to be in a secure economic position
  25. Discuss the health risks facing teen and older mothers
    Both teen moms and older moms have the highest rates of hypertension and higher rates of fetal mortality 

    older mothers have an increase risk of pregnancy complications, miscarriages, birth defects and c- sections 

    teen mothers face nearly twice the risk of anemia as women who have their first children between the age of 30-35

    • Children born to teen mothers have been found to be more likely to experience a variety of negative consequences including 
    • depression 
    • anxiety 
    • poor performance in school
    • higher incarceration rates
  26. Discuss guidelines and options related to sexuality during pregnancy?
  27. fss
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Final exam
2013-06-27 00:35:49
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