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ATTACHMENT RELATIONSHIPS: Nurturing Healthy Bonds
Attachment is the ability to form and maintain healthy relationships. Follow the journey of a baby's phases of attachment from birth to age two. Study founding theorists John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth, and see examples of how parents and caregivers can foster healthy attachment relationships. Attentive, responsive, and loving care given by a baby's primary caregiver sets the foundation for a child's capacity to form these relationships throughout life.