Bonding

Bonding is a word that’s widely used to refer to the way parents and babies connect, fall in love, feel in synch. For many parents and babies there is a deep and instant connection; for others, it is slow to develop; and still others find it very hard to feel ‘bonded’.

We discuss what is involved in bonding and attachment, ways to enhance bonding and what to do if relationships need repairing. We also look at the information from brain scientists that reveals how the quality of bonding in the early years has a lifelong impact on a person’s ability to develop, and maintain, loving relationships.

Read the article for more information: Bonding and Attachment