Nearly One-third Of US Parents Don't Know What To Expect Of Infants

Sunday, May 4, 2008 - 09:21 in Psychology & Sociology

Almost one-third of US parents have a surprisingly low-level knowledge of typical infant development and unrealistic expectations for their child's physical, social and emotional growth. The new findings suggest that such false parenting assumptions can not only impair parent-child interactions, but also rob kids of much-needed cognitive stimulation.

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