Bonding and Attachment

Bonding and Attachment

“What a child does not receive, he can seldom later give.”Bonding and Attachment Dr. Dori Gatter West Hartford CT
– P.D. James

Bonding and attachment are terms that are often used interchangeably. Bonding is the basic link of trust and heart between infant and parents, usually with the mother first. Bonding and attachment are cornerstones of human development and essential to a child’s growth and functioning. At conception, fetuses inherit and absorb both the mother’s and father’s emotional, physical and energetic DNA. They are like little sponges, absorbing positive and negative energies equally. They internalize whatever energies/feelings the parents are experiencing.
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Bonding and Attachment

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