The Impact of the Babys Congenital Malformation on the Mothers Psychological Well-Being: An Empirical Contribution on the Clubfoot
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics , 06/20/2012
Coppola G et al. – The preliminary findings highlight the negative impact that the congenital malformation of clubfoot can have on mothers’ psychological well–being and the protective role of social support. Moreover, the positive feedback from the mothers receiving emotional and informational support confirms the importance of implementing intervention protocols in the hospital unit directed to parents of babies with a congenital malformation.