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Table 3 CFA of the MIBQ items over the four time points in Group 2

From: Validation and factor analysis of mother-infant bonding questionnaire in pregnant and postpartum women in Japan

MIBQ items T1 T2 T3 T4
Lack of Affection (LA)     
 1: Loving 0.83 0.85 0.71 0.65
 3: Neutral or felt nothing 0.42 0.36 0.18 0.14
 4: Possessive 0.39 0.45 0.37 0.37
 7: Protective 0.72 0.72 0.7 0.52
 8: Joyful 0.82 0.75 0.68 0.76
Anger and Rejection (AR)     
 5: Resentful 0.78 0.75 0.3 0.57
 6: Dislike 0.74 0.59 0.16 0.69
 Covariance between LA and AR 0.25 0.34 0.23 0.29
 CMIN/df 1.264 1.423 0.94 1.09
 CFI 0.995 0.991 1 0.996
 RMSEA 0.027 0.034 0 0.016
 AIC 46.435 48.499 42.215 44.175
  1. CFA confirmatory factor analysis, MIBQ Mother-Infant Bonding Questionnaire, T1 early pregnancy before week 25, T2 late pregnancy around week 36, T3 5 days after delivery, T4 1 month after delivery, LA lack of affection, AR Anger and Rejection, CMIN/df chi-squared/degree of freedom, CFI comparative fit index, RMSEA root mean square error of approximation