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Plasticity of parental care under the risk of predation: how much should parents reduce care?
(The Royal Society, 2013-08)
Predation can be an important agent of natural selection shaping parental care behaviours, and can also favour behavioural plasticity. Parent birds often decrease the rate that they visit the nest to provision offspring ...
Dentistry for babies: Why do parents seek dental care?
This study investigated what are the main reasons that led parents to enroll children in a clinic for infants. This was studied by consulting 1368 records during the period from July 1996 to August 2001. The predominant ...
Childcare and parental leave
Divergence in nest placement and parental care of Neotropical foliage-gleaners and treehunters (Furnariidae: Philydorini)Divergencia en ubicacion de nidos y cuidado parental en Philydorini (Furnariidae:Philydorini)
(Wiley Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2017-12-06)
The Neotropical ovenbirds (Furnariidae) are an adaptive radiation of suboscines renowned for the diversity of their nests. Like most altricial insectivores, they generally exhibit biparental care. One tribe, Philydorini, ...
Stress in parents of very low birth weight preterm infants hospitalized in neonatal intensive care units. A multicenter study
(Sociedad Argentina de Pediatría, 2015)
Introduction. The birth of a premature baby is a stressful event for parents. The objective of this study was to determine early stress in parents of very low birth weight infants (VLBWIs) hospitalized in 12 neonatal ...
Resting Metabolic Rate Is Positively Correlated with Parental Care Behavior in a Dwarf Hamster
Endotherms maintain high and constant body temperatures through the production and maintenance of metabolic heat. Defining the evolutionary history of these thermal adaptations and the selective factors responsible for the ...
Amphisexual care in Acutisoma proximum (Arachnida, Opiliones), a neotropical harvestman with exclusive maternal care
(Birkhauser Verlag AgBaselSuíça, 2009)
Extended parental care in crustaceans: an update
(Sociedad de Biología de Chile, 2003)