A mother and child crystals is recognised by a smaller crystal closely attatched to a larger crystal. This formation is an excellent choice for new mothers as it promotes nurtring and mothering of all kinds. It is also useful for healing the inner child promoting fun and enjoyment of life. It is also a crystal recommended to aid fertility and promote confidence when starting a new job or career. A mother and child formation is a well sought after crystal formation as it teaches us to be nurturing with others whilst reminding us of our responsibilities as teachers. This would be a great formation to use during healing or meditation as it is always looking for ways in which to pass on its knowledge to the recipient. It is a good choice of formation for families or those working with families as it promotes spiritual bonding.