Declining cognitive development from 8 to 18 months in preterm children predicts persisting higher parenting stress

Susanne Brummelte, Ruth E Grunau, Anne R Synnes, Michael F Whitfield, Julianne Petrie-Thomas

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Abstract

Higher parenting stress in mothers of children born very preterm may be in part a response to poorer neurobehavioral development, reflecting realistic concerns in addition to adaptation to the trauma of preterm delivery. To our knowledge, there are few longitudinal studies of parenting stress that have addressed child cognitive competence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-80
Number of pages8
JournalEarly human development
Volume87
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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