Bonding with babies is about smiling, cuddling, massage, singing, talking, reading and playing. See how to bond with your baby in our illustrated guide.
Bonding and attachment is about giving your baby lots of love, attention and interesting experiences. This helps your baby’s learning and development.
Can you spoil a baby? No. Responding calmly and consistently helps baby learn that the world is safe and helps bonding – good for baby, good for you.
Positive attention is responding to your child with warmth and interest. It helps your child feel secure and valued. Find out how positive attention works.
Positive parent-child relationships are important for all areas of children’s development. Read ideas for strengthening your relationship with your child.
Did you know that a simple smile from you can boost your baby’s brain development? Read more about why smiling is good for baby and child development.