Maternal-Fetal Attachment

Salisbury, Amy; Law, Karen; LaGasse, Lyn; Lester, Barry
April 2003
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/2/2003, Vol. 289 Issue 13, p1701
Academic Journal
Focuses on maternal-fetal attachment (MFA) which is used to describe the relationship between a pregnant woman and her fetus. Discussion of a woman's psychological reaction and adjustment to pregnancy; Behaviors associated with MFA including proper nuturance and comforting (stroking the belly); Link between MFA and gestational age.


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