Attachment between working mothers and their infants: the influence of family processes.

  • K Schachere
  • Published 1990 in The American journal of orthopsychiatry
The literature on maternal employment and attachment is reviewed, with emphasis on the system of care the infant experiences within the context of the family. Maternal characteristics, paternal involvement in child rearing, and the nature of the marital relationship are identified as contributing to qualitative differences in the attachment relationship… CONTINUE READING