“I Don’t Love My Child” - When Mums Can’t Bond With Their Baby

And no, it doesn’t make them bad mothers.

Laura Fox
Family Matters
Published in
6 min readAug 4, 2021

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“You’ll feel a rush of love.”

I’ll never forgive whoever came up with this lie. Sure, some women do feel that rush of love the first time their newborn is placed in their arms. But some women don’t. In fact, difficulties with bonding affect a

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Laura Fox
Family Matters

I write to heal myself and others. Instagram: @laure_e_fox_