Mother and Child (Newborns) 2016[instrument]


Sort Question Name
1 What’s your newborn child’s name? 1
2 In which year and month was your child born? 2
3 Where was your baby delivered? 3
5 What did your baby weigh/measure at birth? 5
7 During the first three months after your baby’s birth, did your child experience health problems that necessitated a hospital stay? 7
16 Does the father live in the household? 16
8 After giving birth, the mother receives a “child health record” for medical check-ups (referred to as “U2” for the second check-up, “U3” for the third, etc.). Which was your child’s last check-up? 8
9 Has your child been diagnosed with any delays, disorders, or disabilities? 9
11 Is the newborn your first, second, third, etc. child? (Please state) 11
12 Is the newborn your biological child? 12
20 What’s your current impression of your child? To what extent do you agree with the following statements? 20
21 What date do we have today? A
22 Interviewer: Int
4 In what week of pregnancy was your baby born? 4
0 Congratulation on your newborn child! The next generation is particularly important for "Living in Germany". This short questionnaire is about children, they were born in 2015 or 2016. The questions refer to your personal experiences and the development of your newborn child. The questionnaires are only for mothers, because the questions are about pregnancy. Your participation is entirely voluntary. We therefore cordially request that - you allow our staff member to interview you - or you fill out the questionnaire independently. 0
6 Did you breastfeed your baby? 6
10 Has your child been diagnosed with any of the following developmental delays, disorders, or disabilities? 10
13 Was your pregnancy more unplanned or more planned? 13
14 How were you feeling physically and mentally during the last third of your pregnancy and during the first three months after giving birth? 14
15 Life changes after the birth of a child. You experience new things and start to have new expectations for the future. To what extent do you agree with the following statements? 15
17 How much do you feel your partner helps you in looking after the child? 17
18 Are you the child’s main caregiver? 18
19 If you think about a normal week, is there anybody else who regularly spends time looking after your child? If so, who is it and how many hours a week do they spend looking after the child? 19
Instrument info

Name: soep-core-2016-e1

Label: Mother and Child (Newborns) 2016


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