Maternal behavior and attachment in low-birth-weight twins and singletons.

@article{Goldberg1986MaternalBA,
  title={Maternal behavior and attachment in low-birth-weight twins and singletons.},
  author={Sheldon Goldberg and Myriam Perrotta and K K Minde and Carl Corter},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1986},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={34-46}
}
Early mother-infant interaction and later security of attachment were assessed for 17 pairs of twins, 5 singleton survivors of twin pairs, and 20 singletons, all low-birth-weight preterm infants. Mother and infant behavior during home observations at 6 weeks and 3, 6, and 9 months was rated on scales developed by Ainsworth and Egeland and Brunquell. A, B, and C patterns of behavior in the Strange Situation conformed to the frequencies predicted from prior full-term samples and were not affected… CONTINUE READING