WATCH: Newborn Does the Most Incredible Thing When Meeting His Mother for the First Time

The first interactions between a mother and her newborn mark the foundation of emotional connection the two will share. These moments also affect the baby profoundly. Studies show that a strong emotional connection may help boost immunity, happiness, prevent diseases and enhance a child’s IQ.

In the video above, a nurse brings the baby close to his mother’s face after a successful delivery for the two to meet for the first time.

What this newborn does will show you how powerful this bond truly is. No words need to be spoken.

He clings to his mother’s face and cries when the nurse attempts to pull him away to be properly cleaned.

Since surfacing online, the clip has captured the hearts of millions of people worldwide.

Never underestimate the love that exists between a mother and her child.

Watch the heartwarming bond between mother and newborn above.