Infant Child Bond

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During the second half of an infant’s first year at life, a bond is formed between the parent and their newborn. The parent comforts the infant and responds to all of their needs which allows the relationship to strengthen between the two of them. Babies acknowledge these special people differently than they would a stranger. For example, when a baby is wanting to be held he may reject someone that is unrecognizable or someone other than their parent. The bond a mother and infant share reflects on the future relationship they will possess. The mother and baby’s emotional bond begins when the baby’s hunger is satisfied. As the mother feeds the baby, she provides tension relief and becomes valuable to the baby and he begins to prefer the mother’s
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