#31: How New Parents Can Support Secure Attachment with Annie Brook

by | Aug 22, 2022 | Child development, New parent, Parenting, Podcast, Pregnancy

Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast

Secure attachment podcast


Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast


#31: How New Parents Can Support Secure Attachment

with Annie Brook, Therapist & Founder of the Brook Institute

In this episode, Annie Brook and I explore ways to support secure attachment between parents and infants. Annie helps parents, children, and families connect through her work as a therapist and educator. She understands early precognitive memory, like birth or attachment trauma, and how to help it heal.

Annie’s methods integrate body awareness, emotions, thoughts, and behaviors to create lasting change with behavior difficulties, so she’s got interesting stories to share. She helps new parents and newborns recover from birth trauma, and trains therapists to do the same.

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Annie is offering these resources to our listeners:

Free pdf library: see parent tab: https://secure.anniebrook.com/pdf-library

Audio gift: https://secure.anniebrook.com/HSBDB-Audio

For therapists: state of the art training: Mentoring, supervision, clients


Main website: www.anniebrook.com

Coming September, 2022: Healing Birth Trauma online course: https://secure.anniebrook.com/bhl-online

Here’s a glance at this episode…

  • [02:46] Your baby’s language is movement, touch & perception
  • [09:10] How can you tell if there’s healthy attachment between parent & baby?
  • [12:24]  How birth trauma can affect attachment
  • [17:56] Recommendations on how to help your child work through a difficult birth
  • [24:56] How to talk to children in a way they understand

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One last thing. I spend time each morning in meditation and would love to pray for you, your child or whatever’s on your heart. Simply email me and let me know how to pray. It can be as simple just your name or you can give a short explanation. Either way you can trust that I will do it. It’s a simple, quiet way for us to connect and for me to support you on your parenting journey. 🧡




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I’m a child development specialist, parent coach and teacher trainer. I’ve cared for countless babies in child development programs, plus 3 kids, 3 grand babies and 5 foster babies! I LOVE babies and would come hold yours if I could. ❤️

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