6 WAYS TO CONNECT WITH YOUR BABY
It can take time for a deep and mutual attachment to develop. These six ideas can help you bond and connect.
Hold your baby often.
Have plenty of skin-to-skin cuddle time.
Don't worry about holding your baby too much.
Engage with your baby through play.
- Tickle time
- Singing songs
#3 KNOW YOUR BABY'S CUES
Your baby has her own way of expressing herself.
Read her signals by watching body language and listening to cries.
#4 GAIN YOUR BABY'S TRUST
Respond to your baby's cues with love.
This makes your baby feel safe.
#5 BE CONSISTENT
If you consistently respond to your baby, he'll know that he can depend on you.
#6 TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF
Your well-being affects your ability to bond with your baby.
Giving yourself a break means more quality time with your baby.
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