bonding

‘Love’ Hormone and Mother-Infant Bonding
‘Love’ Hormone and Mother-Infant Bonding (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Widely referred to as the “love” hormone, oxytocin is an indispensable part of childbirth and emotional mother-child bonding. Psychologists at Florida Atlantic University are conducting a novel study to determine how a mother’s levels of oxytocin might be different in ... Read More »

Marital tension between mom and dad can harm each parent’s bond with child
Marital tension between mom and dad can harm each parent’s bond with child (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children suffer consequences, too, when mom and dad argue or have tension in their relationship, experts warn. Dads, in particular, let the negative emotions and tension from their marriage spill over and harm the bond they have with their child, ... Read More »

Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation
Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Trust pathways in the brain are set in infancy and passed on from mother to child, according to landmark UNSW-led research. The work relates to oxytocin levels in new mothers and proves for the first time that it is linked ... Read More »

Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments
Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40% lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call “secure attachment” — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these ... Read More »

The lasting impacts of mums and daughters shopping together
The lasting impacts of mums and daughters shopping together (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Daughters – if you feel like you are shopping with your mother on your shoulder, you are probably right, research by Deakin and Michigan State Universities has found. Dr Stella Minahan and Professor Patricia Huddleston investigated the mother-daughter shopping relationship ... Read More »

Mothers’ touch could change effects of prenatal stress
Mothers’ touch could change effects of prenatal stress (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Scientists at the Universities of Liverpool, Manchester, and King’s College London, have found that mothers who stroke their baby’s body in the first few weeks after birth may change the effects that stress during pregnancy can have on an infant’s ... Read More »

Parental bonding makes for happy, stable child
Parental bonding makes for happy, stable child (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents: Want to help ensure your children turn out to be happy and socially well adjusted? Bond with them when they are infants. That’s the message from a study by the University of Iowa, which found that infants who have ... Read More »

Yoga proves to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding
Yoga proves to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s no secret that pregnancy hormones can dampen moods, but for some expectant moms, it’s much worse: 1 in 5 experience major depression. Now, new research shows that an age-old recommended stress-buster may actually work for this group of women: ... Read More »

 
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