Predictors of coparenting in Mexican American families and links to parenting and child social emotional development.

@article{Cabrera2009PredictorsOC,
  title={Predictors of coparenting in Mexican American families and links to parenting and child social emotional development.},
  author={Natasha J. Cabrera and Jacqueline D. Shannon and Jaslean J La Taillade},
  journal={Infant mental health journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={523-548}
}
The present study examined associations between parents' levels of acculturation depressive symptoms, family support, and couple relationship quality with coparenting conflict. We also explored the effects of coparenting conflict on parenting and infant social development in a sample of low-income Mexican American (n = 735) infants (age 9 months) and their parents. Results indicated that couple conflict was the strongest predictor of coparenting conflict. Coparenting conflict had a significant… CONTINUE READING