McKenna, James J.
September 2002
Mothering;Sep/Oct2002, Issue 114, p28
Examines the significance of cosleeping with the mother and breastfeeding to human infant development in the U.S. Relationship between social care and physiological regulation in the context of early infant development; Discussions on the human milk; Benefits of cosleeping for the infant.


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