Russian Psychological Issues PsyJournals.ru
OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS
JournalsTopicsAuthorsEditor's Choice For AuthorsAbout PsyJournals.ruContact Us

  Previous issue (2020. Vol. 16, no. 1)

Included in Web of Science СС (ESCI)

Included in Scopus

CrossRef

Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/chp

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Started in 2005

Published quarterly

Free of fees
Open Access Journal

Affiliated ISCAR

 

Features of Inner Position of Mother in IVF Women 1664

Yakupova V.A.
PhD in Psychology, researcher, Department of Methodology, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: vera.a.romanova@gmail.com

Zakharova E.I.
Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor at the Department of Age Psychology, Department of psychology, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: E-I-Z@yandex.ru

Abstract
This work aims to explore the features of inner position of mother in women who had underwent IVF (in vitro fertilisation) and how these features affect parenthood and child-adult relationships. The study involved 20 mother-baby dyads comprised of women who conceived naturally and 23 dyads comprised of women who had IVF (the infants were 6—12 months old). The mothers from the IVF group expressed more unconditional acceptance of their child and desire for body contact but were less likely to support the child’s initiative than the mothers from the first group. The features of parent-child relationships have a certain impact on the child’s development: the infants whose mothers are ready to support them are likely to be more active. The desire for close body contact is more expressed in those infants whose mothers touch, hug and carry them more frequently. The mothers from the IVF group perceive their parental duties in a positive way, but at the same time experience doubts in their parental competence and are likely to place excessive demands on themselves as mothers.

Keywords: psychology of parenting, IVF treatment, infertility, parent-child relationships, mother- hood and IVF

Column: Empirical Research

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/chp.2016120105

For Reference

References
  1. Zakharova E.I. Razvitie lichnosti v khode osvoeniya roditel’skoi pozitsii [Personality development in the course of acquiring parental position]. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya [Cultural and historical psychology], 2008, no. 2, pp. 24—28. (In Russ., abstr. in Eng).
  2. Zakharova E.I. Oprosnik issledovaniya emotsional’noi storony detsko-roditel’skogo vzaimodeistviya [A Question- naire used in a study into the emotional aspect of child-par- ent interaction]. Semeinaya psikhologiya i semeinaya terapiya [Family psychology and family therapy], 1997. Vol. 1, no. 1.
  3. Zakharova E.I., Tyurina A.I. Osobennosti vzaimodeist- viya materi s rebenkom mladencheskogo i rannego vozrasta v zavisimosti ot kharaktera privyazannosti k sobstvennoi materi [Specific features of interaction between mother and child in its infant and early age, depending on the nature of its attachment to its own mother]. Prenatal’naya psikhologiya i psikhologiya reproduktivnoi sfery [Prenatal psychology and psychology of the reproductive sphere], 2013, no. 3, pp. 90-111.
  4. Petrova A.A. Materinskie predstavleniya ob individual’no- psikhologicheskikh osobennostyakh rebenka kak faktor detsko- roditel’skogo emotsional’nogo vzaimodeistviya. Diss. … kand. psikhol. nauk [Maternal notions of a child’s individual and psy- chological characteristics as a factor in parent-child emotional in- teraction: Dr. Sci (Psychology) diss]. Moscow, 2008. 225 p.
  5. Klyain M.,  Zavist’  i  blagodarnost’  i  drugie  raboty 1955—1963 (Psikhoanaliticheskie  trudy  Melani  Klyain  v 7 tomakh). T.VI. [Envy and Gratitude and other works dated 1955—1963 (Melanie Klein‘s Psychoanalytic works in 7 vol- umes). Vol. VI]. Izhevsk: ERGO, 2012. 332 p. (in Russ).
  6. Filippova G.G. Psikhologiya materinstva: uchebnoe posobie [Psychology of motherhood]. Moscow: Publ. Institute of Psychotherapy, 2002. 240 p.
  7. Yakupova V.A., Zakharova E.I. Vnutrennyaya mater- inskaya pozitsiya zhenshchin, beremennost’ kotorykh nastu- pila s pomoshch’yu EKO [Internal maternal position of women with IVF pregnancy]. Natsional’nyi psikhologicheskii zhurnal [National psychological journal], 2015, no. 1(17), pp. 96—104. (In Russ., abstr. in Eng).
  8. Colpin H, Demyttenaere K, Vandemeulebroecke L. New reproductive technology and the family: The parent-child relationship following in vitro fertilization. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 1995. Vol. 36, pp. 1429—1441.
  9. Gibson F.L. Ungerer J., McMahon C., Leslie, G., Saun- ders D. The mother–child relationship following in vitro fer- tilisation (IVF): infant attachment, responsivity, and maternal sensitivity. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2000. Vol. 41, no. 8, pp. 1015—1023.
  10. Glascoe F.P., Byrne K.E., Chang B., Strickland B., Ash- ford L., Johnson K. The Accuracy of the Denver-II in Devel- opmental Screening. Pediatrics, 1992. Vol. 89, pp. 1221—1225.
  11. Golombok S., MacCallum F., Goodman E. The “test- tube” generation: parent — child relationships and the psy- chological well-being of in vitro fertilization children at ado- lescence. Child Development, 2001. Vol. 72 (2), pp. 599 — 608.
  12. Van Balen F. Child rearing following in vitro fertiliza- tion. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 1996. Vol. 37, pp. 687—693.
 
About PsyJournals.ru

© 2007–2020 Portal of Russian Psychological Publications. All rights reserved

PsyJournals.ru in Russian

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

Catalogue of academic journals in psychology & education MSUPE

Creative Commons License Open Access Repository

RSS Psyjournals at facebook Psyjournals at Twitter Psyjournals at Youtube ??????.???????