African Parenting Styles We Like

Written by Julia Austin

Ignoring the advice (a little)

The same previously mentioned blogger from says that Kenyan mothers operate on a “needs-met symbiosis” and don’t bother with how often they’re told their baby “should” want to feed or what their baby “should” need. Instead they just stay tuned into the baby’s moment-to-moment needs; that might be the reason African babies cry far less than American.