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1) 'Pre-oedipal' refers to the early period of the baby's development (0-2 years) prior to the traditional Freudian oedipal period.
Some thinkers say it is acquired during the Oedipal period of gender and sexual identification with the father.
Spock offered practical advice to parents on how to navigate the treacherous sexual shoals of the Oedipal period.