Bonding is a very important subject area which matters to every family. That is the reason why this present thesis deals with the topic bonding in obstetrics. In general, this thesis gives an overview of bonding, explains what it is significant for, shows how bonding has to occur and points out that bonding plays a major role between mother and child. Moreover, bonding contains everything a child needs, intense attachment and last but not least a strong bond. Therefore, it is all the more important to make people aware of taking time for the essentials of life. However, there are a few aspects like the caesarean section, which makes the bonding more difficult for both mother and child. Indeed, this issue plays one major part in this thesis and is explained in more detail. Additionally, this thesis describes the importance of qualified staff for bonding and attachment between mother and child.