Tag Archives: Attachment

Online Dating and the Oxytocin Gap

A thought-provoking and disturbing article by Dan Slater on TheAtlantic.com posits that online dating sites make it so easy to meet new people that committed relationships fade away. Slater, author of Love in the Age of Algorithms, uses anecdotes and… Continue reading

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Effects of Infant Stress May Be Lifelong

The Natural Child Project posted an excellent article explaining how childbirth and baby care can set a baby’s emotional and physiological tone. Linda Folden Palmer, D.C, author of Baby Matters: What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Caring for… Continue reading

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Babies, Sensuality and Sex Appeal

Is the sexualization of the breast responsible for low levels of breastfeeding? A report in Pediatrics said that breastfeeding babies for the first six months of their lives could eliminate 1,000 infant deaths a year and save billions in healthcare… Continue reading

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Feminists Support Attachment Parenting

A study found that women who identified as feminists were more likely to support attachment parenting principles. This is a bit counterintuitive and very reassuring. As we learn more about how the oxytocin response — the ability to connect, trust… Continue reading

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Good-Enough Attachment Parenting

Time’s controversial article on attachment parenting sparked a backlash: It is impossible for most parents to achieve the ideal of close to 24-hour-a-day physical connection to their baby. That doesn’t negate the value of learning to mother and father … Continue reading

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