By. Kaylie Cox and Makayla Moreno

  • Attachments are crucial to the healthy emotional development of an infant.
  • Attachment is the a baby's bond between his or her caregiver.
  • It begins to develop in the first few months life
  • Physical contact helps attachment
  • A baby's attachment to a caregiver helps her build healthy, loving relationships later in life.
  • Communication between infants and caregivers is important in building attachment.
  • Lack of love and attention can cause failure to thrive. Failure to thrive is a condition in which babies do not grow and develop properly.
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