A misconception often entertained by people is that babies develop a very quick psychological connection to their mothers, perhaps within hours or days of birth. Reference: Simpson, J. A. (1999). Attachment theory in modern evolutionary context. In: J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver, (Eds.). Handbook of attachment: theory, research, and clinical applications. The Guilford Press. http://www.spring.org.uk/2008/03/newborns-dont-bond-immediately-with.php What are your experiences in this regard?Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!