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Video Abstract: Associations between Feeding Problems and Maternal Sensitivity across Infancy: Differences in Very Preterm and Full-Term Infants

Video Author: Luke Walton & Tugce Bilgin
Published on: 07.11.2017

We report on the findings of a longitudinal study that followed very preterm/very low birth weight and full-term mother-infant dyads from birth to 18 months. We assessed both infant feeding problems and maternal sensitive parenting at term, 3 and 18 months and examined the direction of the associations between both. Results showed that the association between maternal sensitivity and feeding problems differed in very preterm and full-term mother-infant dyads. In full-term infants, there was a reciprocal association from 3 to 18 months; while in very preterm infants, higher feeding problems decreased maternal sensitivity over time. Click here to read the article.

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