Books you might like to read...
There are so many beautiful books about parenting and especially about the process of building healthy attachments with our babies, there are simply too many to name here. The following books, however, have either been helpful or touched me deeply and I offer them here if you are interested in learning more about bonding and attachment.
Brazelton, TB 1992, Touchpoints: Your child’s emotional and behavioural development, Addison-Wesley, USA.
Greenspan, S 2003, The Secure Child: Helping children feel safe and confident in a changing world, Massachusetts, Da Capo Press.
Karp, H 2002, The Happiest Baby on the Block: The new way to calm crying and help your newborn baby sleep longer, Bantam, New York.
Klaus, MH & Klaus, PH 1998, Your Amazing Newborn, Perseus Books, Cambridge ,M.A
McKay, P 2011, Parenting by Heart: Sleeping, Feeding and Gentle Care for your Baby’s First Year, Penguin Books, Melb.,Aus.
Murray, L & Andrews L 2000, The Social Baby, CP Publishing, Richmond, UK.
Newton, RP 2008, The Attachment Connection, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland, CA,.
Siegel, D & Hartzell, M 2004, Parenting from the Inside Out, Penguin, USA.
As well as those listed, anything written by DW Winnicott, John Bowlby, Peter Fonagy, Stanley Greenspan, William Sears and Mary Main offers rich understanding of the subject.