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The Rights of Infants: Early Psychological Needs and Their Satisfaction
The Rights of Infants Early Psychological Needs and Their Satisfaction Author:Margaret A. Ribble Mother love is a must for the newly born. Without it, the healthiest infants--given the most careful physical attention in prosperous homes--often grow pale and listless, stop feeding, or start excessive tossing and other alarming habits. Stressing the vital part "mothering" plays in the normal development of a child, *The Rights of Infants* d... more »eals with the puzzlers confronting every parent: early erotic inclinations, how to devise schedules, the right and wrong time to begin discipline, the role of the father, when does crying matter. Case histories illustrate early maturing difficulties that can lead to emotional disturbance in later life, and advise how to prevent them.
Dr. Magaret A. Ribble's research on the importance of physical contact between mother and baby has had a profound and lasting effect on pediatric theory. What was said in *The Rights of Infants* thirty years ago is currently being said by Dr. Lee Salk and others. It is one of the most important books every published.« less