A comparison of mothers' and fathers' experiences of the attachment process in a neonatal intensive care unit.

@article{Fegran2008ACO,
  title={A comparison of mothers' and fathers' experiences of the attachment process in a neonatal intensive care unit.},
  author={Liv Fegran and S\olvi Helseth and May Solveig Fagermoen},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={810-6}
}
AIM To compare mothers' and fathers' individual views and experiences of the attachment process in a neonatal intensive care unit within the first week after a premature birth. BACKGROUND The attachment between parents and children is a precursor to the consolidation of parenting skills, the growth and development of the infant and the establishment of a bond between parent and child. Premature birth and the resultant hospitalization disrupt the normal attachment process between parent and… CONTINUE READING
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