The benefits of attachment parenting for infants and children: A behavioral developmental view.

  title={The benefits of attachment parenting for infants and children: A behavioral developmental view.},
  author={Patrice Marie Miller and Michael Lamport Commons},
  journal={The Behavioral Development Bulletin},
Parents of infants and young children face many challenges when dealing with negative emotions such as crying, distress, fear and anger. If children experience such emotions chronically, and these are not mitigated by parents, evidence suggests that the stress can result in irreversible brain damage. These changes can increase the likelihood of serious problems in children’s development. This paper shows that the use of Attachment Parenting practices both with infants and with older children… Expand
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