Touching Moment Baby Hugs Her Mother’s Face Seconds After Being Born Didn’t Leave
Research shows that bonding between a mother and her baby begins during pregnancy. A mother and her child – both during pregnancy and after birth – ᴀꜰꜰᴇᴄᴛ each other in ways that science is just beginning to discover.
The instant bond between a mother and child is epitomised in this incredibly emotional photos of Brenda Coêlho de Souza and her daughter Ágata. The bond between a mother and child can be difficult to put into words. But ᴍᴇᴅɪᴄs ᴍᴀɴᴀɢᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ ᴄᴀᴘᴛᴜʀᴇ ᴛʜᴇ ɪɴsᴛᴀɴᴛ ᴄᴏɴɴᴇᴄᴛɪᴏɴ ᴏɴ ᴄᴀᴍᴇʀᴀ ᴡʜᴇɴ ᴀ ʙᴀʙʏ ᴄʟᴜɴɢ to her mother’s face in an emotional ᴇᴍʙʀᴀᴄᴇ following her birth.
Ágata Ribeiro Coêlho was born via C-section on April 5 in Santa Monica hospital in Brazil, and was soon placed onto her mother, Brenda Coêlho de Souza’s, face. Ágata ᴀᴘᴘᴇᴀʀs ᴛᴏ ᴋɪss ʜᴇʀ ᴍᴏᴛʜᴇʀ’s ᴄʜᴇᴇᴋ ᴀs ᴛʜᴇ ᴍᴇᴅɪᴄᴀʟ ᴛᴇᴀᴍ ᴡᴀᴛᴄʜ ᴏɴ ɪɴ ᴀᴡᴇ.
Brenda, 24, said: “It was an incredible moment when my daughter hugged me for the first time.Ágata is now three months old and is doing great, every day is a surprise and I love being a mother.”
The administrative assistant added: “The medical team were great and were all really surprised that she acted this way, they couldn’t believe how ᴀꜰꜰᴇᴄᴛionate she was with me.
It is not the first time a baby has been filmed clinging to its mum immediately after its birth. Years ago, adorable footage of a baby refusing to let go of its ᴇxʜᴀᴜsᴛᴇᴅ mother moments after being born ᴛᴏᴜᴄʜᴇᴅ ᴛʜᴇ ʜᴇᴀʀᴛs ᴏꜰ ᴍɪʟʟɪᴏɴs ᴡᴏʀʟᴅᴡɪᴅᴇ. The cute footage showed the tiny newborn grabbing hold of its mum’s face, nuzzling against her cheek and screaming whenever a nurse tries to remove it.
The mother-child bond would be inexplicably amazing were it not for knowing that it was ᴏᴜʀ Cʀᴇᴀᴛᴏʀ ᴡʜᴏ ᴅᴇsɪɢɴᴇd those intricately interconnected systems that lead to one thing: love.