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Attachment in Practice – Pre-attachment

0-8 weeks old: In built behaviors and carers responses. John Bowlby – keeping the carer close. Inbuilt behavior from birth. Crying and carer’s response and general responsiveness. Eye contact, conversations and smiling.

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  • John Bowlby
  • Keeping carer close
  • Inbuilt behaviours
  • Birth
  • Crying
  • Carer’s response
  • General responsiveness
  • Eye contact
  • Proto conversations
  • Smiling