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ERIC Number: EJ812754
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
Parents' Perceptions of Services for Young Children with Faltering Growth
Batchelor, Jane
Children & Society, v21 n5 p378-389 Sep 2007
This article reports on a qualitative study exploring the experiences of parents of young children with faltering growth and feeding difficulties. They were interviewed as part of an evaluation of two projects using a behavioural model to resolve persistent feeding problems. The 22 respondents provided valuable insights into their experiences of parenting such children and of the various services they had received. One important finding was the extent to which they found input by some professionals unhelpful. It concludes by suggesting how workers in this field might better support parents, using the principles of partnership combined with behavioural techniques.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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