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Previous research finds that…

  • When babies develop a secure attachment bond, they are better able to:
    • Develop fulfilling intimate relationships
    • Maintain emotional balance
    • Feel confident and good about themselves
    • Enjoy being with others
    • Rebound from disappointment and loss
    • Share their feelings and seek support
  • Severe attachment disorders in children have been observed in up to 80% of high risk families (abuse and neglect, poverty, substance abuse, domestic violence, history of maltreatment in parents’ childhood, depression and other psychological disorders in parents)

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