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Prenatal Attachment: A Developmental Model

@inproceedings{Zimerman2008PrenatalAA,
  title={Prenatal Attachment: A Developmental Model},
  author={A. Zimerman},
  year={2008}
}
Theattachmentrelationshipbetweenapregnantwomanandherdevelopingfetus has been demonstrated to be of importance because of the potential link between prenatal attachment and parental behaviour both before and after birth (Condon & Corkindale, 1997;PollockP Pollock & Percy, 1999). Wes eine verlEvi- denzfterschiedeinderBindungsbeziehunggibt,istesnochnotwendigdie Faktoren zu kldie diese Unterschiede erklk¨ onnen. In den vergangenen Jahren 
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