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2022 Sep 22

J Reprod Infant Psychol

Impaired mother-infant bonding: a community study from India.


Thamby A, Bajaj A, L M, G S K, G R G, K T, T S J
J Reprod Infant Psychol. 2022 Sep 22:1-12.
PMID: 36138562.


Impaired mother-infant bonding (MIB) is associated with inadequate maternal skills and pose a higher risk for impaired learning, child abuse, and psychiatric disorders in children. There are approximately 24 million births annually in India; however, community data on MIB from India is lacking.