The ‘Seven Baby B’s’ of Attachment Parenting

William Sears, M.D., who coined the term “attachment parenting” describes this style of parenting through what he calls the “Seven Baby B’s:”

• Birth bonding

• Breastfeeding

• Baby-wearing

• Bedding close to the baby

• Belief in the language value of your baby’s cry

• Beware of baby trainers and

• Balance.

For more about the Seven B’s, visit Dr. Sears’ Web site: www.askdrsears.com.

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