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Mothers, babies, and their body language / Antonella Sansone.

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Subject: Mother and infant.
Mothers > Psychology.
Infant psychology.
Body language.
Body language in children.
Mother-Child Relations.
Massage > psychology.
Nonverbal Communication > psychology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781849404518
  • ISBN: 1849404518
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 304 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: London ; Karnac, 2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-297) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Infant responses to parental contact -- A psychophysiological theory of emotions -- Skin contact in primary relationships -- Body image -- Voice and body image -- Movement and communication : the baby massage experience -- Facial expressions and bodyself image -- From communication to speech -- The baby's cry -- Breastfeeding -- The father's receptiveness.
Summary: This volume explores the complex interaction and the importance of early communication between mother and baby from pregnancy to the first early months of development. It provides a rich and detailed study of this earliest relationship, and makes a significant and valuable contribution to this area of the mental health field.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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