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Have you ever heard of separation anxiety?  What causes it?  And how can you help your baby if they are showing signs of separation anxiety?  Today on the Badass Breastfeeding Podcast, Dianne and Abby discuss separation anxiety, and what to do if you are experiencing separation anxiety with your baby. 

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Things we talked about:

Alcohol question [3:27]

Sign of secure attachment [9:23]

Abby’s plant analogy [13:12]

Fostering attachment [14:12]

Separation anxiety is developmentally normal [17:51]

When does it start [20:32]

What causes it [21:50]

What can you do about it [25:07]

Things that can make it worse [30:50]

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Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!

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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes