In a study of amygdala response in new mothers, women reported feeling more positive about photos depicting their own smiling babies compared with photos of unfamiliar smiling babies, and their brain activity reflected that discrepancy. Yet, there is a strong movement of parents who are ditching the baby manuals and tapping into intuitive care for their children. It has been linked to masochism and a variety of other paraphilias.
Most lactation experts recommend that breastfeeding mothers should eat when they are hungry. This also sets the foundation for how she will seek to comfort herself throughout her life. Are you modeling happy?