Physicians assistant and psychologist Liz Heyne talks about what research shows about infant mental health, how baby’s brains and emotional development is impacted by their parents, and the best ways for parents to establish strong and lasting bonds with their children.
Top 3 Takeaways:
- Interventions can start early, even before the baby is born, to make sure moms and babies have good mental health outcomes.
- There’s a difference between attention-seeking and connection-seeking.
- Being an attentive, close parent 30% of the time is enough to establish secure attachment. We don’t have to be perfect!
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