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A father is living in poverty and suffers the emotional stresses associated with this. He has a newborn son who cries often. Which one of the following characteristics may most effectively protect him from being neglected or abused by this at-risk father?

▸ The infant's temperament moderates over the first few weeks of life, leading to a less stressful infant-parent relationship.

▸ The infant has a genetically determined sleep cycle that allows long periods of respite for the father directly after birth.

▸ The infant has an appearance of helplessness and vulnerability that triggers nurturing impulses in adults.

▸ The infant experiences hormonal changes that lead to a positive affect.
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Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective


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