Association of Cleft Lip and Palate on Mother-to-Infant Bonding: a Cross-Sectional Study in the Japan Environment and Children's Study (JECS) [post]

2019 unpublished
Cleft lip and/or palate is among the most prevalent congenital birth defects, and negatively affects maternal psychological status and may consequently result in higher prevalence of child maltreatment. However, the association of childbirths of infants with cleft lip and/or palate with maternal emotional involvement still remains unclear. We examined the association between childbirths of infants with cleft lip and/or palate and mother-to-infant bonding, using data from the Japan Environment
more » ... Japan Environment and Children's Study, a nationwide birth cohort study. Methods: A cross-sectional IQR: Interquartile range JECS: Japan Environment and Children's Study K6: Kessler Psychological Distress Scale scores MIBS: Mother-to-Infant Bonding Scale OR: Odds ratio SD: Standard deviation Declarations Ethics approval and consent to participate
doi:10.21203/rs.2.13306/v4 fatcat:n34wtplxa5aj7p5roft54vvhzy