Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 30th, 2005
Research supported by the Swedish Government and conducted at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, suggests that mothers who left their babies in the hospital nursery at night more often perceived that the staff believed that was where the babies belonged. Of the mothers who did not room-in, 73% were in favor of the option but were influenced by negative staff attitudes toward night rooming-in. The mothers who did not room-in rated closeness between mother and infant lower and were more...
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