”The evidence on the powerful role of loving nurture in the emotional, social and cognitive development of children is powerful.”
”The most important stage for brain development is the beginning of life, starting in the womb and then the first year of life.”
“They undergo huge brain development, growth and neuron pruning in the first two years of life. The brain development of infants (as well as their social, emotional and cognitive development) depends on a loving bond or attachment relationship with a primary caregiver, usually a parent. “
“In this paper, the authors consider the evidence for this claim across several disciplines and conclude that the support of babies and their parents in the first two years of life to be a crucial aim of public health groups in the community.”
You can read the full article here: The importance of early bonding on the long-term mental health and resilience of children.
Rute Candeias Vinagre