Factors that Inhibit Attachment


  • Unplanned Pregnancy
  • Difficult Birth
  • Lack of Hormonal Support
  • Low Apgar Score
  • Baby is very Different from Imagined
  • Hospital Routines: That interfere with bonding during first hour after birth
  • Negative Comments: Especially right after the birth
  • Parents’ Own Attachments: To their parents
  • Postpartum Mood Disorder: Depression, anxiety or obsessive worry
  • Fear of Spoiling: It is impossible to spoil an infant for the first 18 months!

A Baby Cannot be Spoiled by Too Much Love


Love cannot spoil a baby