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How baby shows attachment to parents, suggested strategies

Describe the role of attachment in child development. Using examples from the text, describe how a baby might show attachment to his or her parents. Also, explain how childcare affects attachment. What strategies or ideas would you suggest to support a parent's attachment to his or her child?

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Consistency is crucial for this stage of development. The issue of neglect is referenced and a baby that has only one parent or many care-givers that come and go will be confusing to the baby. Baby needs a sense of security and trust, which allows development, exploration and growth. When unfamiliar and scary things come into baby's life, having something comfortable and familiar is crucial.

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Reading, talking and consistency are just a few examples discussed to provoke a babies attachment to parents.

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