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Proc R Soc Med. 1976 January; 69(1): 22–25.
PMCID: PMC1864143

The modern practice of separating a newborn baby from its mother.

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  • Klaus MH, Jerauld R, Kreger NC, McAlpine W, Steffa M, Kennel JH. Maternal attachment. Importance of the first post-partum days. N Engl J Med. 1972 Mar 2;286(9):460–463. [PubMed]
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  • Klein M, Stern L. Low birth weight and the battered child syndrome. Am J Dis Child. 1971 Jul;122(1):15–18. [PubMed]
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