The formation of the bond, probably one of the most pleasurable aspects of infant care, occurs during the sensitive period for the first hour and the first days after birth, during which parents establish a deep connection with the child. Physical contact between parent and baby favors that emotional connection.
In infants, attachment promotes emotional development and this, in turn, has an impact on development in other areas such as physical growth. Another way to think of bonding is a kind of “love” of the parents to the baby. Children who have a parent or other adult who wants unconditionally are likely to fully develop. [Read more…] about Techniques to form the bond with baby