It is essential that on the way to motherhood / fatherhood an important support is given to the mother / to the future parents in the way of getting involved with the baby, not being prepared for the birth they receive, in the purely physical aspect and in the acquisition of skills for such care. We
It is essential that on the way to motherhood / fatherhood an important support is given to the mother / to the future parents in the way of getting involved with the baby, not being prepared for the birth they receive, in the purely physical aspect and in the acquisition of skills for such care.
We currently know that the fetus is a creature with sensory, motor, social and cognitive abilities and it is vital that its parents know how to communicate that they are already protecting him and that he is welcome.
Benefits for the baby from the bond with their parents
The bond with the baby, with the right balance between the cognitive and affective and in the right amount and way, will help the future baby, not only in a better intellectual development but also in a Adequate development of their relationships with the environment and others. It will also help future parents, promoting their individual well-being and, in the case of couples, strengthening and strengthening affective bonds, their harmony and cohesion. Especially in the case of couples, it can be very favorable to have a dialogue space where to share mutual feelings, worries, doubts ...
Therefore, reserve a time a day to dedicate it to the baby, in a plan of communication and enjoyment, of sharing a quiet moment to mentally tell the future child to be born, what they would tell him if he were already in front of them, the illusion that they have or the anxiety that produces them, but especially their desire that everything works well, can be very flattering.
How to work the bond with the baby
Here are a few tips to strengthen the bond with your baby:
1. By making a diary / Letter to the baby:
Write a few minutes a day about pregnancy, feelings and the sincere feelings of their experiences that it produces in the future mother / father, is very useful to connect with the baby. The expression of this inner dialogue helps to clarify the thoughts and emotions that this experiential period produces. The way of expressing herself of the woman is completely free and can complement the writing with drawings that express in more detail her state at that moment. Sometimes expectant mothers prefer to write in a format more similar to a letter addressed to their future child, where they capture everything that happens around pregnancy.
2. Visualizations in pregnancy:
Visualization is the process of invoking sensory experiences in the field of consciousness. Visualization work allows to connect fully with the body and with the baby. These visualizations can be done in a guided way, taking care of the pregnancy and focused on it, such as visualizing the baby inside the womb, visualizing the moment of delivery or the upbringing of the baby or they can be stories that have nothing to do with pregnancy but that if they produce a feeling of well-being and relaxation in women.