It is a common misconception that bonding begins at birth. It can actually never be too early to start bonding with your baby. Unborn babies can feel their mother’s emotions. Constant stress during pregnancy can negatively affect your baby’s growth and brain development. On the flip side, positive emotions may promote a healthier child development during pregnancy.
For most women bonding with their baby during pregnancy will fill natural and inspiring. However, for some, it might take time getting used to. Just taking few minutes during each day to “spend” with your unborn baby can be enough to build a loving and trusting lifetime relationship. Here are some tips on how you can bond with your baby before birth.
Infographic by fetal development week by week
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