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(p. 249) Needs of the Under-Fives 

(p. 249) Needs of the Under-Fives
(p. 249) Needs of the Under-Fives

Donald W. Winnicott

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date: 21 January 2021

Needs of the Under Fives describes the needs of infants and small children that are inherent and unalterable according to Winnicott. He describes the gradual development of the triangular relationship existing between the child and both its parents, and the importance of stability in this relationship. He emphasises the importance of good environment for the healthy mental development of children.

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