Primary Care & Parenting

Below is a sampling of resources about primary care and parenting. Updates will be added to this list soon.

  • Belsky,J. (1984). The determinants of parenting: a process model. Child Development, 83-96.
  • Brazelton, T.B. (1994). Touchpoints: Opportunities for preventing problems in the parent-child relationship. ACTA Paediatric Supplement, 394, 35-39.
  • Brooks-Gunn, J. & Duncan, G. (1998). The effects of poverty on children. The Future of Children, 7, 55-71.
  • Brooten, D. & Naylor, M. (1995). Nurse’s effect on changing patient outcomes. Image-the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 27, 95-99.
  • Brooten , D. et al., (2001). A randomized trial of nurse specialist home care for women with high risk pregnancies: Outcomes and costs. American Journal of Managed Care, 7, 793-803.
  • Ferrari, A. M. (2002). The impact of culture upon child rearing practices and definitions of maltreatment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 26, 793-813.
  • Flores, G. (2000).  Culture and the patient-physician relationship.  Achieving cultural competence in health care.  The Journal of Pediatrics 136(1). 14-23.
  • Green, M. & Palfrey, J. (2002).  Bright futures: Guidelines for health supervision of infant, children & adolescents. Second Edition, Revised.  Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal & Child Health.
  • Higginson, J. (1999). Competitive parenting: The culture of teen mothers. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 60, 135-149.
  • Jellinek, M., Patel, B., & Froehle, M. (2002) Bright futures in practice: mental health, Volume I. Practice guide, Volume II, Tool kit. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.
  • Kaplan-Sarnoff, M. & Zuckerman, B. (1999). Healthy steps manual. Boston: Boston University School of Medicine.
  • Kearney, M., York, R. & Deatrick, J. (2000). Effects of home visits to vulnerable young families. Image, the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 32, 369-376.
  • Kitzman, H., Olds, D., Sidora, K., et al. (2000). Enduring effects of nurse home visitation on maternal life course. JAMA, 283, 1983-1989.
  • Koniak-Griffin, D., Anderson, N.L., Brecht M, Verzemnieks, I.,Lesser, J. & Kim, S. (2002). Public health nursing care for adolescent mothers: Impact on infant health and selected maternal outcomes at one year post birth. Journal of Adolescent Health, 30, 44-54.
  • Lawrence, R. (1999). Breastfeeding guide for medical professionals.
  • Lieberman, A.F. (1993). The Emotional Life of the Toddler. New York: Free Press.
  • Nugent, K., Keefer, C., Minear, S., Johnson, L., & Blanchard, Y. (2007).  Understanding Newborn Behavior and Early Relationships. New York: Brookes Publishing.
  • Olds, D., Eckenrode, J., Henderson, C., et al. (1997). Long term effects of home visitation on maternal life course and child abuse and neglect. JAMA, 278, 637-643.
  • Olds, D., Henderson, C., Kitzman, H., Eckenrode, J., et al. (1999). Prenatal and infancy home visitation by nurses: Recent findings. The Future of Children, 9, 44-65.
  • Olds, D., Hill, P., Robinson, J., Song, N. & Little, C. (2000). Update on home visiting for pregnant women and parents of young children. Current Problems in Pediatrics, 30, 109-141.
  • Olds, D., Sadler, L. S., Kitzman, H. (2007).  Programs for parents of infants and toddlers: Recent evidence from randomized trials. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48, 355-391.
  • Robinson, J., Emde, R. & Korfmacher, J. (1997). Integrating an emotional regulation perspective in a program of prenatal and early childhood home visitation. Journal of Community Psychology, 25, 59-75.
  • Sadler, L.S., Anderson, S.A. & Sabatelli, R.M. (2001). Parental competence among African American adolescent mothers and grandmothers. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 16, 217-233.
  • Seccombe, K. (2000). Families in poverty in the 1990s: Trends, causes, consequences and lessons learned. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 62, 1094-1113.
  • Story, M., Holt, K., & Sofka, D. (2000). Bright futures in practice: Nutrition. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal & Child Health.
  • Zuckerman, B. & Parker, S. (1997). Teachable moments: Assessment as intervention. Contemporary Pediatrics, 12, 27-33.