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KidCareCanada Society Bibliography

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  1. Barr, Ronald G., Frederick P. Rivara, Marilyn Barr, Peter Cummings, James Taylor, Liliana Lengua and Emily Meredith-Benitz.  “Effectiveness Of Educational Materials Designed To Change Knowledge And Behaviours Regarding Crying And Shaken-Baby Syndrome In Mothers Of Newborns: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Pediatrics 123 no. 3 (2009): 972-980.  Accessed December 14, 2013.  doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-0908.
  2. Boyce, W. Thomas and Bruce J. Ellis. “Biological Sensitivity To Context: I. An Evolutionary-Developmental Theory of the Origins And Functions of Stress Reactivity.” Development and Psychopathology 17 no. 2 (2005): 271-301.  Accessed December 14, 2013.
  3. British Columbia Provincial Government. “Healthy Families BC.” Accessed December 14, 2013.
  4. Canadian Paediatric Society.  “Let's Put the First Years First,” last modified November 4, 2013.
  5. Feldman Ruth, Charles W. Greenbaum, and Nurit Yirmiya.  “Mother-Infant Affect Synchrony as an Antecedent of the Emergence of Self-Control.”  Developmental Psychology 35 no. 10 (1999) : 223 - 231.  Accessed December 14, 2013.
  6. Feldman Ruth, Magi Singer, and Orna Zagoory. “Touch Attenuates Infants’ Physiological Reactivity to Stress.” Developmental Science 13 no. 2 (2010): 271 - 278.  Accessed December 14, 2013. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2009.00890
  7. Feldman, Ruth.  “Mother-Infant Synchrony and the Development Of Moral Orientation in Childhood and Adolescence: Direct and Indirect Mechanisms of Developmental Continuity.”  Am J Orthopsychiatry 77 no. 4 (2007) : 582 - 597.  Accessed December 14, 2013.  doi: 10.1037/0002-9432.77.4.582
  8. Fish, Eric W., Dara Shahrokh, Rose Bagot, Christian Caldji, Timothy Bredy, Moshe Szyf, and Michael J. Meaney. “Epigenetic Programming Of Stress Responses Through Variations In Maternal Care.” Annals of the New York Academy of Science 1036 (2004): 167 - 180.
  9. Golding, Jean. “Determinants of Child Health And Development: The Contribution Of Alspac – A Personal View of the Birth Cohort Study.” Archives of Disease in Childhood 95 (2010) : 319 - 322.  Accessed December 14, 2013.  doi: 10.1136/adc.2009.178954.
  10. Hertzman, Clyde.  “The Significance of Early Childhood Adversity.” Paediatrics & Child Health 18 no. 3 (2013): 127–128.
  11. Holsti, Liisa, Tim F. Oberlander, and Rollin Brant.  “Does Breastfeeding Reduce Acute Procedural Pain in Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit? A Randomized Clinical Trial.” Pain 152 (2011) : 2575 - 2581.
  12. Lebedeva, Gina C., and Patricia K. Kuhl.  “Sing That Tune: Infants’ Perception of Melody and Lyrics and the Facilitation of Phonetic Recognition in Songs.” Infant Behaviour Development 33 no. 4 (2010): 419 - 430. Accessed December 14, 2013.  doi: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2010.04.006
  13. Moore, Elizabeth R., Gene C. Anderson, Nils Bergmanand and Therese Dowswell. “Early Skin-To-Skin Contact For Mothers And Their Healthy Newborn Infants.”  The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 5 (2007): 1- 109. Accessed December 14, 2013.  doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003519.pub3.
  14. Nyqvist, Kerstin H., G.C. Anderson, N. Bergman, A. Cattaneo, N. Charpak, and R. Davanzo, et al. “Toward Universal Kangaroo Mother Care: Recommendations and Report for the First European Conference and Seventh International Workshop On Kangaroo Mother Care.” Acta Paediatrica 99 no. 6 (2010): 820-826.  doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2010.01787.
  15. Oberlander Timothy F., J. Weinberg, R. Papsdorf, R. Grunau, S. Misri, and A.M. Devlin. “Prenatal Exposure To Maternal Depression, Neonatal Methylation of Human Glucocorticoid Receptor Gene (NR3C1) and infant Cortisol Stress Responses.”  Epigenetics 3 no. 2 (2008): 1-9. Accessed December 14, 2013.
  16. Perinatal Services BC.  “Perinatal Services BC: An Agency of The Provincial Health Services Authority.”  Accessed December 14, 2013.
  17. Saffran, J. R., J. F. Werker, and L.A. Werner. “The Infant's Auditory World: Hearing, Speech, and the Beginnings Of Language,”  In Handbook of Child Psychology: Vol.2, Cognition, Perception and Language edited by W. Damon, R. M. Lerner, R. Siegler and D. Kuhn. New York: Wiley, 2006. Accessed December 14, 2013.
  18. Smith, Monique G.  Aboriginal Supported Child Development Guidelines Manual.  Victoria: Ministry of Children and Family Development, 2010.  Accessed December 14, 2013.
  19. The Royal Society of Canada.  Early Childhood Development: A Special Expert Panel Report. Centretown: Ottawa, 2012.  Accessed December 14, 2013.
  20. Weikum, Whitney M., Tim F. Oberlander, Takao K. Hensch and Janet F. Werker.  “Prenatal Exposure to Antidepressants and Depressed Maternal Mood Alter Trajectory of Infant Speech Perception.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 no. 2 (2012): 17221-17227.
  21. Werker, Janet, H. Yeung, and K. Yoshida. “How Do Infants Become Native Speech Perception Experts?”  Current Directions in Psychological Science 21 no. 4 (2012): 221-226. Accessed December 14, 2013. 10.1177/0963721412449459
  22. Werker, Janet. “Perceptual Foundations of Bilingual Acquisition in Infancy.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1251 no. 1 (2012) : 50-61. Accessed December 14, 2013. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06484.x.
  23. Yonkers, Kimberly A., Katherine L. Wisner, Donna E. Stewart, Tim F. Oberlander, Diana L. Dell, Nada Stotland, Susan Ramin, Linda Chaudron, and Charles Lockwood.  “The Management of Depression During Pregnancy: A Report from The American Psychiatric Association and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.” General Hospital Psychiatry 31 no. 5 (2009): 403-413. Accessed December 14, 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2009.04.003
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