Who Are the Infants in Out-of-Home Care? An Epidemiological and Developmental Snapshot

Many infants entering the out-of-home care are under the age of one. The percentage of infants, over the years, has been rising compared to older children. Neglect, one of the most serious maltreatment, has been most prevalent between both age groups. Infants are more vulnerable to experiencing delays in development, the report says, and the stress is high for parents to provide proper care.

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John Kelly is editor-in-chief of The Chronicle of Social Change.