Maternal employment and child cognitive outcomes in the first three years of life: the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

@article{Brooksgunn2002MaternalEA,
  title={Maternal employment and child cognitive outcomes in the first three years of life: the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.},
  author={J Brooks-gunn and Wen-Jui Han and Jane Waldfogel},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2002},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={1052-72}
}
With increased numbers of women employed in their children's first year of life and with increased attention being paid by parents and policy makers to the importance of early experiences for children, establishing the links that might exist between early maternal employment and child cognitive outcomes is more important than ever. Negative associations between maternal employment during the first year of life and children's cognitive outcomes at age 3 (and later ages) have been reported using… CONTINUE READING
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