Zijlmans, M.A.C., redactie (2019). Belasting moeder ASS kind verdient meer aandacht. Ouders Centraal (, 6 feb 2019

Zijlmans, M.A.C., redactie (2018). Opvoedrol bezorgt steeds meer ouders een burn-out. Ouders Centraal (, 25 september 2018

Zijlmans, M.A.C., redactie (2018). Zelfvertrouwen ouders onder druk bij geboorte eerste kind. Ouders Centraal (, 13 juni 2018.

Nederlandstalige tijdschriften

Publicatie in Vakblad Vroeg (juni 2018) over proefschrift Maartje Zijlmans, zie:


Wetenschappelijke publicaties:

Proefschrift Maartje Zijlmans: Proefschrift Maartje Zijlmans Prenatal stress and child development(1)

Beijers, R., Cillessen, L.C.G, Zijlmans, M.A.C. An Experimental Study on Skin-to-Skin Contact in Full-term Infants: Effects on Infant Reactions to Stress and Quality of Maternal Behavior. Infant Behavior and Development (in press).

Niermann, H., Ly, V., Smeekens, S., Figner, B., Riksen-Walraven, J. M., & Roelofs, K. (2015). Infant attachment predicts bodily freezing in adolescence: evidence from a prospective longitudinal study. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 263.

Zijlmans, M.A.C., Riksen-Walraven, J.M. & de Weerth, C. (2015). Associations between prenatal maternal cortisol concentrations and child outcomes: a systematic review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 53, 1-24

Zijlmans, M.A.C., Korpela, K., Riksen-Walraven, J.M., de Vos, W.M. & de Weerth, C. (2015). Maternal prenatal stress is associated with the infant intestinal microbiota. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 53, 233-245.

Kersten-Alvarez, L.E., Hosman, C.M.H., Riksen-Walraven, J.M.A., Van Doesum, K.T.M., Smeekens, S., & Hoefnagels, C. (2011). Developmental Outcomes for Preschoolers of Postpartum Depressed Mothers: Comparison with a Community Sample. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 43, 201-218.

Smeekens, S., Riksen-Walraven, J.M.A., Van Bakel, H.J.A., & De Weerth, C. (2010). Five-Year-Olds’ Cortisol Reactions to an Attachment Story Completion Task. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35, 858-865.

Smeekens, S., Riksen-Walraven, J.M.A., & van Bakel, H.J.A. (2009). The predictive value of different infant attachment measures for socioemotional development at age 5. Infant Mental Health Journal, 30, 366-383.

Van Bakel, H. J. A., Riksen-Walraven, J. M. A., & Smeekens, S. (2007). Early attachment security, subsequent maternal interactive behaviour and later child executive functioning. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 25, 250-251.

Smeekens, S., Riksen-Walraven, J. M. A., & Van Bakel, H. J. A. (2004). Father-child attachment and socioemotional development in preschoolers. ISSBD (International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development), 2004 Biennial Meeting, Ghent, Belgium, July 12-16.