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ERIC Number: EJ1125441
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0736-8038
"Mi Bebé y Yo": A Primary Care Group for Latina/o Infants and Their Spanish-Speaking Caregivers
Margolis, Kate L.; Dunn, Dena M.; Herbst, Rachel Becker; Bunik, Maya; Buchholz, Melissa; Martinez, Dailyn; Talmi, Ayelet
ZERO TO THREE, v35 n4 p35-43 Mar 2015
Culturally informed health interventions for linguistic minorities are crucial in promoting optimal child development. "Mi Bebé y Yo" is a primary care group for Spanish-speaking, Latina/o caregivers and their babies during their first year. Group visits occur in conjunction with well-baby checks and are designed to support families with a culturally congruent peer group and a safe environment to explore parenting practices. Groups incorporate Latino cultural constructs ("personalismo," "familismo," and "respeto") to provide anticipatory guidance and promote adherence to well-baby care. This article offers perspectives from pediatric health professionals and highlights lessons learned and recommendations for clinical practice, training, and policy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Colorado
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