Aug. 6, 2018-Performing a parentectomy causes harm to kids
When both parents have been actively involved as caregivers in infants’ lives, continued frequent opportunities for routine interaction with both parents are crucial to children’s well-being after parental separation (Lamb & Kelly, 2009).
There is an emerging consensus that shared residential arrangements for infants and very young children are a protective factor (Warshak, 2014). Especially when children are young, their interactions with both of their parents need to be regular and routine and need to include overnights and shared parenting. (see Warshak, this issue)
Edward Kruk (2018): Arguments Against a Presumption of Shared Physical Custody in Family Law, Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, DOI: 10.1080/10502556.2018.1454201 at page 5