Bonding with your baby can take time and patience. You already love your baby, but you do not yet know them.
There are many simple ways to bond with your baby. You can let your baby know who you are, just as they can show you what kind of person they are, quite easily as your share you day together.
Talking to your baby
This is one of the best ways you can bond with your new baby. Talking and singing your favorite song or whatever you like on the radio, will allow your baby to get to know your voice. The baby will also get to remember the tone of your voice, which it will find soothing.
Also, you can begin by talking about anything you see in the room or outside. Your baby will enjoying listening and will begin to listen for your voice when you walk into the room. Later in life, especially when starting school, being willing to listen will make a big difference in how well your child can learn.
Massaging your baby
Touch is another great way to bond with your baby. You can learn how to massage your baby through a child birthing class. It is being suggested more and more by practitioners, as a stress free, relaxing way to become closer to your baby.
Your baby will enjoy feeling your skin against their skin. This is a way to bond with your baby that is not only comforting, but, also practical as you will have to touch them often when changing, bathing, and nursing them. These everyday tasks will take on a new and deeper meaning for the both of you.
There are many other ways to bond with your baby. These are simple ways that you can do at home, or as you both travel in the car.
Bonding with your baby should be a lengthy process and one that will build trust. By bonding with your baby, you will both share a unique relationship that will affect the rest of your lives, no matter how many miles apart you may be.