PSYCHOLOGICAL READINESS TO MOTHERHOOD
Abstract. The article presents the characteristics of the psychological readiness of women to motherhood. The factors allowing to determine this readiness, stages of development of the maternal need-motivational sphere, the stage of parenthood, maternal roles are described.
Keywords: psychological readiness, motherhood, maternal roles, attitude to pregnancy, motivation of a woman.
Kryuchkova Irina – candidate of economic Sciences, senior lecturer of the Department of General and applied psychology Of the Institute of friendship of peoples of the Caucasus, Stavropol.