Bonding is the close connection between parents and their baby. You bond naturally with your baby just by spending time together. Holding your baby and caring for him or her teaches your baby to trust you. Having a strong bond with you builds a foundation for positive relationships throughout your child's life.
Follow-up care is a key part of your child's treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if your child is having problems. It's also a good idea to know your child's test results and keep a list of the medicines your child takes.
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of: March 27, 2018
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
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