EDI and KPS data show importance of parental care in first year of life

Combined EDI and KPS data from Brant county in Ontario suggests that parental care during the first year of life is associated with better child development on some, but not all, developmental domains among kindergarten children. The study, authored by Anca Gaston, Sarah A. Edwards, and Jo Ann Tober was published in the International Journal of Child, Youth, & Family Studies.

The abstract is available online.