The Genocide of Battered Mothers and their Children

APA: The bond between mother and child

In domestic law on October 2, 2013 at 2:44 am

See on Scoop.itBattered Mothers and Abused Children

With the cutting of the umbilical cord, physical attachment to our mothers ends and emotional and psychological attachment begins. While the first attachment provides everything we need to thrive inside the womb, many psychologists believe the second attachment provides the psychological foundation and maybe even the social and physical buffer we need to thrive in the world.

Claudine Dombrowski‘s insight:

Research shows that without a secure motherly attachment, children’s bodies activate a stress reaction to unexpected events.

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