Sites and articles that further explain responsive parenting:

A nice graphic presentation of this process has been produced by the Circle of Security International: 

Understanding Your Child's Development

For further understanding of this topic, please see the links below:

Outline for Infant Mental Health

Responsive Parenting: Interventions and Outcomes

Public Health Reviews

Is the ideal mother a sensitive mother? Beliefs about early childhood parenting in mothers across the globe

Head Start

from the National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement

 

Center on the Developing Child

Harvard University

Parenting Matters

from the Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development

Child Development Video Library

Parenting Counts

 

Everyday Ways to Support Your Baby’s and Toddler’s Early Learning

from Zero to Three

Minding the Baby 

Yale Child Study Center

Developmental Milestones

from Help Me Grow

 

The Health Effects of Sensitive, Responsive Parenting

from Parenting Science- Gwen Dewar, Ph.D.

 

Responsive Parenting Nurtures Infants’ Secure Attachments 

From Parenting Exchange- Karen Stephens

 

12 Responsive Parenting Techniques to Form a Healthy Attachment

From Building Your Family- Joanne Solchany Ph.D., R.N

 

Responsive Parenting: Moving Towards Parenting Without Punishment

From The Mule

 

Eleven Important Baby Cues

From Parenting

 

Baby Center

From the Baby Center

 

RaisingChildren.net.au

Extensive parenting information site 

 

Promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of children 0- 5

From The Center on the Social and Emotional

Foundations for Early Learning