A Study of Fathers and Infant Caretaking
Article first published online: 31 MAR 2007
Volume 4, Issue 4, pages 174–179, December 1977
How to Cite
Manion, J. (1977), A Study of Fathers and Infant Caretaking. Birth, 4: 174–179. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-536X.1977.tb01236.x
- Issue published online: 31 MAR 2007
- Article first published online: 31 MAR 2007
ABSTRACT: Forty-five first time fathers’involvement with their newborn infants was studied. These fathers were found to provide infant care activities, which depended upon the complexity of the tasks, the sex of the infant, past parental relationships, and the father's participation in the birth.