"Don't hold her all the time; she'll never let you put her down," they warned.
8 Stages of Development begin with trust vs. mistrust. Infants develop trust, independence, and attachments by being held, having their cries responded to, and being spoiled with love.
Now, people tell me, "I can't believe how independent she is." I openly agree. I can believe it. There's no "training" when it comes to forming a healthy attachment. Just love. And lots of cuddles.