Early Infant-Mother Contact versus Separation: Effects on Interaction One Year Later

Background: A tradition of separation of the mother and baby after birth still persists in many parts of the world, including some parts of Russia, and often is combined with swaddling of the baby. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare possible long-term effects on mother-infant interaction of practices used in the … Continue reading Early Infant-Mother Contact versus Separation: Effects on Interaction One Year Later