I think most moms (and dads) practice some sort of "attachment parenting", but as this article explains, the term refers to a practice of creating a strong bond and closeness with the child which can make them more secure throughout their life. Read more:
From the article:
What Is Attachment Parenting?
Parenting—known by the shorthand AP—is not easily defined. Generally
speaking, it’s a parenting philosophy “that nurtures the bonds between
parents and their babies,” says Lysa Parker, co-founder of Attachment
Parenting International and author of Attached at the Heart: 8 Proven
Parenting Principles for Raising Connected and Compassionate Children.
According to scientific “attachment theory,” babies have an innate drive
to form a close attachment to a primary caregiver. Applying this theory
to parenting, “attached” babies are secure babies. Says Parker,
“Securely attached children are happier, healthier, better behaved, and
more successful in school.”...
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