Dr. Phil says there are certain patterns to life, and if your child has something happen in his or her life that disrupts the normal developmental stages, it’s going to have an impact.

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In the Today’s Takeaway video above, Dr. Phil explains how childhood illness can affect a baby’s ability to bond, which can then impact the child’s relationships later in life.
 

“You can’t ignore, just because somebody gets over a physical illness, that there weren’t problems with developmental stages early on,” Dr. Phil says. “When somebody has a chronic disease early, that writes on the slate of who they are.”

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Learn more in the video above. And, ask yourself if your child is really a “bad” child, or is he or she out of sync because something threw them off in their early developmental stages.
 
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