Bonding with your preemie : for fathers

Bonding with your preemie:for fathers

There is an important link between loving touch, parental attachment and the emotional, behavioural, and physical development of their baby. Most research on attachment and bonding has focused on the relationship between mother and baby; however there is also important research that reports that fathers who are highly involved with their infants are found to be as tactile sensitive as mothers. Research has also found that fathers who regularly interact with their baby develop greater connections in the right side of the brain, the side of the brain more involved in feelings. Fathers report being drawn into deeper levels of involvement and feel more connected to their premature infants in comparison to healthy full term babies.



AlbertEinstein_iconOne of the greatest minds in history, Albert Einstein was born preterm.

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Preemie, Premmie, or Prem?

Most babies spend between 38 and 42 weeks in their mother’s uterus. So, technically a preterm birth, preemie, premmie, or prem, is an infant who is born less than 37 completed gestational weeks. 

Read More: Defining Preterm birth



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