“You can tell when parent and child share a strong bond even from the infant years. The bonding process starts in utero, says speech therapist and child expert Michelle Mintz, M.S., CCC-SLP, noting that babies learn to identify people’s voices that they hear often in the womb. ‘Then, by the time your infant is born, they will recognize your voice, and you may notice your baby turn its head towards your voice’” (Alexia Dellner, “8 Signs Your Child Is Really Connected to You,” PureWow, March 8, 2022,