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Newborn literacy program effective in increasing maternal engagement in literacy activities: an observational cohort study

  • Stephanie Veldhuijzen van Zanten1Email author,
  • Chrystal Coates2,
  • Marilou Hervas-Malo3 and
  • Patrick J McGrath4
BMC Pediatrics201212:100

Received: 24 September 2011

Accepted: 16 July 2012

Published: 16 July 2012

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Original Submission
24 Sep 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julia Carroll
30 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Cori Green
1 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martha Romney
26 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Stephanie Veldhuijzen van Zanten
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Jul 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-100

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Authors’ Affiliations

Dalhousie University
SABA University School of Medicine
Epicore Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta
IWK Health Centre, Canada Research Chair, Professor of Psychology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Dalhousie University