There is a lot of research that examines the relationship between newborns and parents. Most of the more recent research builds on the widely accepted concept that a parent’s emotional involvement with their baby influences their parenting. The question is whether you can bond with your baby during pregnancy and get a head start on building that connection early. Every parent experiences pregnancy differently and how you feel about your baby right now is okay and normal. This article examines the research on bonding with your baby during pregnancy and tips on how you and your partner can start building a connection with your baby now.

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