One of the benefits of the Still Faces work is that it so graphically makes a useful point; the years from birth to age 5 are tremendously important for what the child learns over time about how safe or unsafe s/he is and who s/he can trust.

So even if this short video suddenly seems overwhelming, please hang in a bit longer to see Dr Tronick’s “The good, the bad and the ugly” summation near the end.