In the classical psychoanalysis of Freud, the influence of parents on the child’s mental development is given a Central place. In the first years of a child’s life, the parents (and especially the mother) are the persons with whom the most important early experiences are associated. The usual daily actions of parents to care for a child have an important psychological effect.
The way and completeness of meeting the biological needs of an infant at the stage of breastfeeding, giving him the opportunity to enjoy sucking, lay the foundations of trust, affection, and activity in relation to other people for the rest of his life. Continue reading