Mothers abused as children more likely spank infants

07/21/2009 | Reuters

A study in Pediatrics that included 1,265 mothers, who were mostly black, single and low-income, found those who had been abused as a child were more likely to spank their own children. Data showed 19% of the mothers said they "valued" corporal punishment as discipline and 14% admitted to spanking their infants, who were up to 11 months old. About 1 in 10 mothers who hadn't been abused said they spanked their infant.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN
In house Compliance Officer
Confidential
Pompano Beach, FL
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC