A good idea that doesn't work: the Parent Baby Interaction Programme

Ward Platt, Martin P.
November 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Nov2007, Vol. 92 Issue 6, pF427
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the Parent Baby Interaction Program (PBIP) in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) setting. They discuss the difficulties in establishing appropriate parenting imposed on families as a result of their baby needing intensive care. They added that interventions might improve parenting, attachment and behavior of the children and maternal sensitivity towards the baby. On the other hand, they stresses the ineffectiveness of the program.


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