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Holding our baby too much: does no good?

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Mommy's (or Daddy's) arms are baby's home. Baby knows instinctively this is safe, it's needs are met. You are not creating bad habits in baby, because he/she is already hardwired to want/need this. Baby's primitive understanding of the world knows that being held is it's safest bet for survival. You cannot spoil a baby, being held and responding to needs quickly communicates to baby that his/her caregiver can be trusted and bonding occurs.


I love this saying.. you can never spoil a baby. all they need is love, care, and nurturing. I held my boys too much when they were babies and they turned out just fine today.

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