Developmental Psychology Related to Childcare
... PSYCHOLOGY RELATED TO CHILD-CARE
Effects of Childcare on a newborn’s overall development: Thousands of children from 0 to 5 years spend the main part of their day in child care facilities, as both parents or single mothers work outside the home.
A newborn’s potential for physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional growth is best realized in its own home, with care and nurturing by its parents, especially the mother. On the other hand, research has shown that in high quality child care facilities, the child develops normally, and benefits from the group environment and social interactions with care-givers and peer group. The child’s requirement for individual attention, love, carin...