A longitudinal investigation of maternal touching across the first 6 months of life: age and context effects.

@article{Jean2009ALI,
  title={A longitudinal investigation of maternal touching across the first 6 months of life: age and context effects.},
  author={Am{\'e}lie D L Jean and Dale M. Stack and Alan Fogel},
  journal={Infant behavior & development},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={344-9}
}
The types of touch used by 12 mothers with their 1-, 3- and 5.5-month-old infants were examined longitudinally during two different interaction contexts lasting 5 min each. Changes in maternal touching as a function of infants' age and interaction context were revealed. 

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