Non-maternal Care in Infancy and Early Childhood


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Non-maternal Care in Infancy and Early Childhood
Kwesi Djan
Your University
November 23, 2009
Non-maternal care in infancy and early childhood may have a negative impact on children during these nascent childhood stages. Aviezer and Sagi-Schwartz (2008) cite the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) definition of non-maternal care as being “routine care by anyone other than mother and included fathers, other relatives and nannies, family day-care providers, and center care” (p. 282).
Of particular concern is the quality of this non-maternal care. In the ideal focus of raising children so that they may reach their comprehensive potential, the quality of care is paramount. In modern Western society, non-maternal...
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