The following is a quote from the pediatrician/psychoanalyst, D.W. Winnicott: "There is no such thing as a baby ... if you set out to describe a baby, you will find you are describing a baby and someone.'' (Winnicott, 1947). As a psychologist specializing in early childhood mental health, "I am who we are" reminds me of the importance of and centrality of relationships in human development. We human beings learn about ourselves through our effects on others and through how others respond to us. And this learning starts at birth.
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