Many new parents worry about making choices when looking after their child and might worry if they are doing the right things.
There are so many old beliefs that are still persistent and told to new parents with burning conviction, such as “a baby must be taught to self-soothe” or “you’ll spoil your baby if you go to them every time they cry”.Listening to this well-meaning - but outdated - advice, parents could be forgiven for worrying that if they pay too much attention to their baby, they will grow up to be too dependent, incapable of finding their own way in the world.
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