Maternal prenatal felt security and infant health at birth interact to predict infant fussing and crying at 12 months postpartum.

@article{Sawada2015MaternalPF,
  title={Maternal prenatal felt security and infant health at birth interact to predict infant fussing and crying at 12 months postpartum.},
  author={Natsumi Sawada and Faby M Gagn{\'e} and Louise S{\'e}guin and Michael S Kramer and Helen McNamara and Robert W. Platt and L. R. Goulet and Michael J. Meaney and John E. Lydon},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={811-9}
}
Infants born with medical problems are at risk for less optimal developmental outcomes. This may be, in part, because neonatal medical problems are associated with maternal distress, which may adversely impact infants. However, the reserve capacity model suggests that an individual's bank of psychosocial resources buffers the adverse effects of later… CONTINUE READING