Attachment

Attachment

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  • Idk.. I don't want to mess this up
  • Maybe we can get some more guidance from a counselor
  • I understand you concern and neither do I
  • Hey! Alyse! Cody! How are you?
  • Yeah we are we just have some parenting concerns as new parents. Maybe you can help?
  • We do not really know and were not really about this part of parenting so we just want to do our best.
  • Well I am just slightly concerned about how my baby interacts with us.
  • Absolutely! I can try my best, what's the question?
  • Ah!! I see. Well that is something to consider. As a mom of three I am more than willing to impart some knowledge. Just remember that no matter what I say all parenting and babies are different and in the end it all depends on what you guys are comfortable with and how you execute parenting
  • Let's take a walk shall we?
  • So there are a few types of attachment that you should be aware of. There is secure in which a child is more free and secure of caregiver, ambivalent in which the baby is not as trusting of the environment and clings to caregiver , avoidant in which child tends to avoid caregiver, and disorganized in which responses are inconsistent.
  • ...yes...
  • But if you are not care an environment can be created in which a baby does not even feel safe or comfortable with their care giver. Deprivation of the baby needs can lead to an avoidant style attachment. This style can lead to a child start grasping independence at a young age. You see too little or too much of either can cause unwanted results. You following
  • There are pro and cons to some of there that we should discuss. with Secure attachment babies typically are upset when left by caregiver. But they are joyful upon their return. This is typical of parents that tend to meet their Childs needs.
  • It is also said too much can cause over dependence on parents. It could cause the baby to only trust environments that include one or more caregivers, and make it hard to trust another caregiver like a teacher or baby sitter
  • Thank you so much for your guidance!
  • I think we understand!
  • Here are few more things to consider for each. A child that is from a home that involves secure attachment will be more likely to feel safe to explore their environment, which includes social learning. Improving social development. However it could set the premise that environments are only safe when caregivers are present.
  • Do you you believe that you have a better understanding? remember that as parents none of this is concrete and it os healthy to check in with a doctor or counsel regular if you have questions
  • Likewise with avoidant attachment. independency can can cause social avoidance, which could stunt development.
  • You guys are going to be just fine! Feel free reach out whenever!!
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