Daily Tip: Importance of maternal availability

Daily Tips logo“Maternal availability is particularly important within the first 2 years of life,” said the late child development psychologist John Bowlby, who was widely recognized for his ground-breaking work in attachment theory. “Even [experiences of separation] as brief as a few hours in duration can result in distress.”

From The Source Weekly‘s Whatever, Mom blog


martha with viola from LLL and baby stephen

API Board of Directors member Martha Sears and the late Viola Lennon (La Leche League International Cofounder) holding Martha’s son, Stephan

Send us a photo of how you are celebrating this year’s AP Month theme: “Parental Presence: Birthing Families, Strengthening Society.” Read here for complete guidelines.

Attachment Parenting International thanks Lamaze International, DONA, Dr. Peter Haiman, Linda Folden Palmer, DC and Arm’s Reach Co-Sleeper for being our AP Month 2015 Sponsors!

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