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Within-child associations between family income and child externalizing and internalizing problems were examined using longitudinal data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (2004a, 2004b; N=1,132). Variations in income effects were estimated as a function of whether families were poor, whether mothers were partnered, and the(More)
Hierarchical linear modeling was used to model the dynamics of family income-to-needs for participants of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care (N = 1,364) from the time that children were 1 through 36 months of age. Associations between change in income-to-needs and 36-month child outcomes (i.e., school(More)
Existing studies of child care have not been able to determine whether higher quality child care protects children from the effects of poverty, whether poverty and lower quality child care operate as dual risk factors, or whether both are true. The objective of the current study was to test two pathways through which child care may serve as a naturally(More)
The UK Coalition Government's Big Society policy has highlighted the value of the contribution that local people can make to well-being in their own communities, and plans to increase the contribution of community groups and third sector organizations in delivering services. This paper attempts to unpick some of the challenges to delivering health(More)
BACKGROUND Discussion of place of birth is important for women and maternity services, yet the detail, content and delivery of these discussions are unclear. The Birthplace Study found that for low risk, multiparous women, there was no significant difference in neonatal safety outcomes between women giving birth in obstetric units, midwifery-led units, or(More)
BACKGROUND The length of postnatal hospital stay has declined over the last 40 years. There is little evidence to support a policy of early discharge following birth, and there is some concern about whether early discharge of mothers and babies is safe. The Cochrane review on the effects of early discharge from hospital only included randomised controlled(More)
comparison of sensory integrative and behavioral therapies as treatment for pediatric feeding disorders. Effect of two methods of introducing foods during feeding treatment on acceptance or previously rejected items. (2008). Reducing rapid eating in teenagers with autism: Use of a pager prompt. (2014) Sensory sensitivity and food selectivity in children(More)
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