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Bonding and Attachment

The most powerful enhancers of brain development are the responsiveness of the caregiving environment to the cues of an infant and the quality of the parent-infant attachment. The consistent availability of a caregiver builds confidence and helps a child learn to trust herself; and attachment enhances development.



Myth: Fully Meeting An Infant's Needs, Sometimes Called Attachment Parenting, Is Impractical and Exhausting.
Myth: Fully Meeting an Infant's Needs Creates a Spoiled and Overly Dependent Child

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