Peggy O'Mara addresses misconceptions about attachment parenting. "The recent furor in the press over attachment parenting stems from an inherent misunderstanding. Attachment parenting is not permissive parenting. It is not about abdicating authority as a parent, but about responding to the legitimate biological needs of a baby."
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Attachment Begins at Birth: The first hour after birth is a precious bonding time. Parenting for Peace author Marcy Axness talks about the importance of developing attachment during this special period.