My 'Conversation Starters' project focuses on the role of health visitors in enhancing positive parent-infant attachment
within EU-migrant families.
an associate professor in pediatrics and medical social sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, said it's not just new moms who need to be screened for depression, dads are at risk, too, asserting parental depression has a detrimental effect on kids, especially during those first key years of parent-infant attachment
Brazelton has spent his career focused on topics such as individual differences among newborns, the parent-infant attachment
, the importance of early intervention to at-risk infants, and opportunities for strengthening families in early infancy.
It promotes parent-infant attachment in the hospital setting, and continues after the infants' discharge home.
It is evident that KC is an essential tool that enhances parent-infant attachment through the positive relationships that are formed between parents and their preterm infants.
Parents' emotional availability and infant emotional competence: Predictors of parent-infant attachment
and emerging self-regulation.
The program promotes parent-infant attachment
and teaches nurturant, language-based parenting through demonstration.
The most important aspect of maternal behaviour commonly associated with the security-anxiety dimension of parent-infant attachment
is manifested in different specific ways in different situations, but in each it emerges as sensitive responsiveness to infant signals and communications' (Ainsworth et al, 1978: 152).
25) There are several tools that aim to assess parent-infant attachment
First, we created an environment of felt safety, thereby recreating one of the core functions of secure parent-infant attachments
(Bowlby, 1973; Simpson, 1999).