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Parent Story
In this short video, parents share their experiences of bonding with newborns. Parents describe joy and also the experience of not feeling an instant attachment to their child. These parents discuss how they formed that bond later.
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  • Last updated or reviewed 05-05-2014
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    The Raising Children Network invites organisations and individuals to download and add this parenting video to their websites free of charge. The video must not be edited and must appear with the following statement:
    Sourced from the Raising Children website, Australia's trusted parenting website. For more parenting information, visit

    This video is taken from our DVD, Raising children: a guide to parenting from birth to 5. It includes three main movies, ‘newborn’, ‘baby’, ‘child’ which are not available as videos on this website. You can order a copy of the full DVD.

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