Birth and 'bonding' in non-industrial societies

Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology Vol/Iss. 25(2) National Spastics Society Medical Education and Information London Published In Pages: 595-600
By Lozoff, Betsy


This study examines the presence of parent-infant body contact at birth in non-industrial societies and its effects on subsequent infant care. The results show that immediate parent-infant contact is not common among most societies and does not have a significant effect on the quality of infant care.

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