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BRISTOL, UK – We all know behavioral issues in kids happen, but why?

A new study shows it’s likely because the kids may have had mommy and daddy issues.

Sounds obvious, right?

But here’s more: about 40% of babies don’t develop strong emotional bonds with their parents, making them likely to face educational or behavioral problems as they grow older.

The report shows says it’s crucial for parents to be sensitive and responsive to their babies, yet sometimes parents do all the right things and the root of the issue is elsewhere.

Kelly Peyton, a Houston licensed professional counselor, says, “A good majority of the kids that fall into that 40% are not coming from abusive families or traumatized families. Some of them may be children that have medical issues that keep them from being able to be soothed.”