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Stephanie Haber
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The Benefits of Bonding

May 10, 2017
Parental bonding is one of the most important predictors of a child’s eventual health and well being. Those earliest moments with Mom and Dad set the stage for a lifetime of thriving, or not. By helping provide more bonding time with fewer worries (like finances and job security), PFL can help more parents and children realize the benefits of bonding. Children especially have been shown to exhibit more signs of emotional security and well being when they have plenty of time to bond with mom and dad, which are primary indicators of a child’s capacity to adapt, grow, and ultimately thrive in society.* And those are just a few of the benefits for children – moms and dads stand to gain a lot as well! We’ve compiled more information below to illustrate the importance those early months play for both baby and parents.

PFL Benefits of Bonding

Want to learn more about the benefits of bonding? We’re here to answer questions, day or night at pflquestions@shelterpoint.com. You can also sign up for our email list to get the most recent PFL updates delivered to your inbox.

*The Guardian; https://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/2012/sep/12/secure-early-bonding-essential-babies 
This information is based on the current draft regulations and may change with the release of the final regulations. Got more questions? Email us at pflquestions@shelterpoint.com

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