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12 Signs that Your Child Loves You: A Parent's Guide

Updated: 5 days ago

How do you know your baby loves you back? In this article, we'll be sharing a few ways your child is letting you know you're their favourite person.


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1. Have affection for you


The scent of mama’s milk triggers your baby’s affection for you, he moves towards you.


At the same time, you start recognising his needs through non-verbal signals.


Your loving touch and cooing help to bond with him.



2. Responding to your plays or facial expressions


For example, peekaboo and making facial expressions such as smiles etc.


This helps foster the mother and child relationship as it has a positive influence on your baby.


Your baby knows you love him too.



3. Smooch or suck on you


You might feel cute and melt your heart.



4. Stare at you


Your baby studies your face and casts your impression on his mind.


You might feel cute and funny.


Avoid turning away or getting back to doing your own thing.



5. Latch onto stuffed toys or pillows


Your baby is seeking the warmth that he feels when you cuddle or hold him.



6. Smile at you



7. Hold up his arms asking you to carry him


Even when your baby has begun to crawl, the eagerness to start walking is accompanied by his urge to be picked up by you the moment he sees you.



8. Get your attention


Your baby will get cranky, he will cry, shout or do anything just to get your attention.



9. Play run and catch with you


Your baby might crawl forward and then turn back to see if you are coming after him or to make sure you are still around for him.



10. Hate to see you leave him


Your baby constantly needs you to watch over him.


When you step out of the place, he will freak out, will keep crying until you show up again.


Wondering how to help your baby overcome separation anxiety? Here are some tips you can try out!



11. Love and care for his playmates


Your baby got the love and care from the atmosphere you have created for him at home.



12. Loves to copy you


Your baby babble what you just said or copy your actions.


For example, hold mobile and pretend to talk to someone.


I hope you manage to identify the signs which your baby loves you so much.




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