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Psychological Health, Maternal Attachment and Attachment Style in Breast and Formula Feeding Mothers: A Preliminary Study.

Wilkinson, Ross B; Scherl, Fiona B


This study examined psychological health, maternal attachment, and attachment style in an Australian sample of breast and formula feeding mothers. Thirty-six breast feeding and twenty-four formula feeding women with a child between four and six months of age were recruited through community health centres and snowball sampling. Participation involved a thirty-minute interview and completion of relevant questionnaires. Contrary to expectations, no differences were found between breast and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006-03-27T02:13:03Z
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology
DOI: 10.1080/02646830500475153


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