Maternal Employment and Parent-Child Relationships in Single-Parent Families of Low-Birth-Weight Preschoolers

@article{Youngblut1998MaternalEA,
  title={Maternal Employment and Parent-Child Relationships in Single-Parent Families of Low-Birth-Weight Preschoolers},
  author={JoAnne M Youngblut and Lynn Twarog Singer and Elizabeth Madigan and Leslie A Swegart and Willard L. Rodgers},
  journal={Nursing research},
  year={1998},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={114-21}
}
BACKGROUND The influence of premature birth of an infant in female-headed, single-parent families together or in conjunction with family environment factors, such as employment of the mother, on the mother-premature child relationship has not been considered in past studies. OBJECTIVES To explore differences in parent-child and family relationships for employed and nonemployed single mothers of low-birth-weight (LBW) and full-term preschool children and to describe the relationships of the… CONTINUE READING