The social ecology of maternal infant care in socially and economically marginalized community in southern Israel
Health Education Research, 05/30/2012
Daoud N et al. – The authors findings demonstrate the importance of understanding the complexity of social context in shaping IC among marginalized minority mothers and suggest new ground for addressing proximal and distal barriers through policy interventions. Without contending with both, interventions to strengthen mothers’ self–efficacy will have limited success in improving the environment of IC and, consequently, infant health.