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ISBN (Print) : 978-1-988426-53-2 | ISBN (Online) : 978-1-988862-07-1

Caregiver-Infant Attachment for Aboriginal Families

January 2013

This fact sheet discusses the importance of infant attachment for health and well-being as well as the impact that colonization and residential schools have had on attachment relationships in Aboriginal families. It provides strategies for helping infants and young children feel comforted and cared for, along with signs to help identify when families might require assistance in restoring healthy attachment relationships. This fact sheet provides a list of online resources for parents and caregivers.


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