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Bonding With Your Newborn

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Topic Overview

You naturally develop an emotional bond with your baby simply by spending time together, being physically close, and responding to his or her cues. Although the bond does not require special planning, keep the following in mind:

When your baby develops a strong emotional attachment to you, he or she builds a foundation for establishing positive relationships throughout life.


Credits for Bonding With Your Newborn

Current as of: February 10, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Susan C. Kim MD - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
John Pope MD - Pediatrics


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