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* 1. This study is about modern motherhood experiences, and we are conducting an anonymous survey to learn more about the experiences of mothers over the age of 18 who have given birth to their first baby (no multiples) in the past year. The survey is entirely voluntary, you may discontinue at any time, and there will be no penalties of any kind should you choose not to participate. The survey should take at most 15 minutes to complete. If you have any questions about this survey, please contact the principal investigator, Professor Barbara Katz Rothman, by phone (646-312-4470) or email (BKatzRothman@gc.cuny.edu).

Do you agree to participate?

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* 2. What is the age of your baby in months?

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* 3. What is the sex of your baby?

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* 4. What was your baby's birthweight?

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* 5. What is your occupation?

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* 6. What are your plans for work during the baby's first year?

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* 7. What is your highest degree or grade of school completed?

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* 8. Are you living with a partner?

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* 9. If you are living with a partner, is your partner a man or a woman?

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* 10. If you are living with a partner, are you married to your partner?

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* 11. Did you breastfeed your baby?

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* 12. If you breastfed your baby, for how long did you breastfeed?

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* 13. Was your labor induced, or did you go into labor spontaneously?

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* 14. Was your baby born vaginally, or by Cesarean Section?

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* 15. Where did you plan to give birth?

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* 16. Where did you end up giving birth?

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* 17. Was your baby born before, on, or after your due date?

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* 18. How many days before or after your due date?

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* 19. Did any of the following attend the birth of your baby?

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* 20. Women sometimes eat differently during pregnancy than is their usual pattern. For each of the following foods, during the last three months of pregnancy, would you say you ate more, less, or about the same as before you became pregnant?:

  More Less About the same
Meat
Poultry
Fish
Green Vegetables
Fruits
Sweets
Chocolate
Dairy
Eggs
Salad
Grains
Pasta

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* 21. Did you have any specific food cravings in the last three months of pregnancy?

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* 22. If so, for what foods?

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* 23. How much weight did you gain in your pregnancy?

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* 24. How physically active were you during your pregnancy?

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* 25. How would you describe your fetus' movements during the last three months of pregnancy?

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* 26. When did you learn the sex of your baby?

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* 27. How did you feel when you first learned the sex of your baby (Pleased/Disappointed/Neither Pleased Nor Disappointed)? Why?

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