ERIC Number: EJ473178
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Maternal Perceptions of the Preterm Infant.
Chatwin, Sara L.; MacArthur, Barton A.
Early Child Development and Care, v87 p69-82 1993
Examined mothers' perceptions of low birthweight infants, neonatal hospital environment, and general parenting attitudes during the perinatal period. Maternal age and socioeconomic status were associated with maternal perceptions of hospital environment. Variables including maternal health, smoking, and length of infant hospitalization contributed to mothers' response to infants and the birth experience. (MM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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