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Minding the Baby®

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: November 2014

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details for Child Health Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate


Sadler, L. S., Slade, A., Close, N., Webb, D. L., Simpson, T., Fennie, K., & Mayes, L. C. (2013). Minding the Baby: Enhancing reflectiveness to improve early health and relationship outcomes in an interdisciplinary home-visiting program. Infant Mental Health Journal, 34(5), 391-405.
Additional Source:

Sadler, L. S., Slade, A., Close, N., & Mayes, L. (2011). Minding the Baby: A mentalization-based parenting program for young families. (Presentation slides).

Show Study Effects Details
Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Immunizations - up-to-date - 12 months Favorable Minding the Baby pilot - 12 months 12 months 78 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported p < 0.05 Not reported Primary
Immunizations - up-to-date - 24 months No Effect Minding the Baby pilot - 24 months 24 months 75 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported p > 0.05 Not reported Primary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Immunizations - up-to-date - 12 months Whether the child's immunizations were up to date Infant's pediatric health record and mother report Not applicable Primary
Immunizations - up-to-date - 24 months Whether the child's immunizations were up to date Infant's pediatric health record and mother report Not applicable Primary
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